acyanotic

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acyanotic

 [a-si″ah-not´ik]
not characterized or accompanied by cyanosis.

a·cy·a·not·ic

(ā'sī-ă-not'ik),
Characterized by absence of cyanosis.

acyanotic

/acy·a·not·ic/ (a-si″ah-not´ik) characterized by absence of cyanosis.

acyanotic

[ā′sī·ənot′ik]
Etymology: Gk, a, not, kyanos, blue
lacking a blue appearance of the skin and mucous membranes. The lack is suggestive of adequate oxygenation. Compare cyanosis.

a·cy·a·not·ic

(ā-sī'ă-not'ik)
Characterized by absence of cyanosis.

a·cy·a·not·ic

(ā-sī'ă-not'ik)
Characterized by absence of cyanosis.

acyanotic (āsī´yənot´ik),

adj refers to the absence of cyanosis, or deficient oxygenation of blood. Typically used in reference to types of congenital heart defects that do not prevent blood from being properly oxygenated by the lungs.

acyanotic

not characterized or accompanied by cyanosis.

acyanotic heart malformations
congenital cardiac malformations which permit life-sustaining levels of activity; includes pulmonary stenosis, aortic stenosis, interatrial septal defect, small ventricular septal defect, dextrocardia and some cases of ectopia cordis.