frigorism


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cry·op·a·thy

(krī-op'ă-thē),
A morbid condition in which exposure to cold is an important factor.
Synonym(s): frigorism
[cryo- + G. pathos, suffering]

frigorism

A term of waning use for circulatory failure attributed to long exposure to cold temperatures—e.g., chilblains, Raynaud’s disease.

frigorism

(frĭg′or-ĭzm) [L. frigor, cold, + Gr. -ismos, condition]
Very poor blood circulation caused by long exposure to cold.