livedo

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livedo

 [lĭ-ve´do]
a discolored patch on the skin, usually associated with cold weather. adj., adj liv´edoid.
livedo racemo´sa (livedo reticula´ris) reddish blue, netlike mottling of the skin; it is exacerbated by exposure to cold.

li·ve·do

(li-vē'dō), Do not confuse this word with libido.
A bluish discoloration of the skin, either in limited patches or general.
[L. lividness, fr. liveo, to be black and blue]

livedo

/li·ve·do/ (lĭ-ve´do) [L.] a discolored patch on the skin.
livedo racemo´sa , livedo reticula´ris a red to blue, netlike mottling of the skin on the limbs and trunk, which becomes more intense on exposure to cold.

livedo

[livē′dō]
Etymology: L, liveo, bluish spot
a blue or reddish mottling of the skin that worsens in cold weather and is probably caused by arteriolar spasm. Cutis marmorata is a transient form of livedo. See also livedo reticularis.

li·ve·do

(li-vē'dō)
A bluish discoloration of the skin, either in limited patches or generalized.
[L. lividness, fr. liveo, to be black and blue]