(redirected from bluish)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to bluish: bluish green


A color between green and indigo on the spectrum. For individual blue dyes, see the specific name.
Synonym(s): cerulean
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Drug slang A regional term for a depressant; crack
Fringe medicine A colour claimed in the pseudoscience of colour therapy to be antibacterial, maintain circulation in optimum condition, soothe nerves, increase vitality, treat rheumatic complaints, and prevent cancer
Physics A colour corresponding to wavelengths 455-492 nm
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.


Physicians Desk Reference A book published annually that lists all ± 2500 US therapeutics requiring a physician prescription
PDR 7 color-coded sections
White Manufacturers' index, containing the company addresses and list of products
Pink Product name index, an alphabetical listing of the drugs by brand name
Blue Product classification, where drugs are subdivided into therapeutic classes
Yellow Generic and chemical name index
Multicolored Photographs of the most commonly prescribed tablets and capsules
White Product information, a reprint of the manufacturers' product inserts and
Green Diagnostic product information, a list of manufacturers of diagnostic tests used in office practice and the hospital; Cf Over-the-counter drugs  . ;.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


A range of hues in the visible spectrum lying between green and indigo.
[M.E. fr. Germanic]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


Visual sensation evoked by radiations within the waveband 450-490 nm. It is a primary colour and the complementary of yellow. See complementary colour; primary colours.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

Patient discussion about blue

Q. I’m sick of feeling blue, and wish I could just enjoy life like other people do. Hi, I get in to depressive episode even for minor issues. Although my depression makes it hard for me to maintain friendships, I have a number of close friends. I’m going well with my parents. I have a stable, well-paid job and a first class master’s degree. I'm fit, healthy and don't consider myself unattractive. I don't understand why I get depressed, but I feel down most of the time. I sleep too little or not enough, and my diet deteriorates during the real low periods. I lack motivation in everything and it started to affect my job. I’m sick of feeling blue, and wish I could just enjoy life like other people do.

A. Make an appointment with your doctor as soon as you can and tell him/her all that you are saying here. Your doctor can help you with this and get you going again. Don't put it off or try to cure yourself with alternative stuff.

Q. Is a Proventil Inhaler cheaper by you than Secirity Blue? I pay $60. with Security Blue now. Is it cheaper with you for a three months supply ?

A. here is a drug prices comparing site-

but i couldn't find there that other drug you were talking that it's name?

More discussions about blue
This content is provided by iMedix and is subject to iMedix Terms. The Questions and Answers are not endorsed or recommended and are made available by patients, not doctors.
References in periodicals archive ?
The affected areas initially look bluish or purplish and later turn black.
Furthermore, the man is wearing a reddish coat on top of a salmon pink shirt and a maroon tie with a bluish shark's fin bit of handkerchief peeping from the left breast pocket, an atypical ensemble in the Philippines, not to mention that the handle of the umbrella appears submerged inside the coffee cup.
Meanwhile, the greenish, sometimes bluish Bajawa Arabica beans - grown and processed in the island's mountainous Ngada district - possess subtle, earthy notes of wood, chocolate and tobacco.
| SLURRED speech or confusion | | | EXTREME shivering or muscle pain | PASSING no urine all day | SEVERE breathlessness | A| | A FEELING of doom or that you might die | SKIN that's mottled, bluish or very pale THESE symptoms won't always indicate sepsis, but the UK Sepsis Trust advises that if you have, or recently had, a fever or an illness that's felt like a nasty cold/flu or a tummy bug and you develop any of these things, seek medical help urgently - phone 999 and say you're worried you have sepsis.
Together, P lena and P hyalinus are recognized by their purple bluish hind wings.
The bluish color may have helped camouflage eggs laid in open nests, the authors suggest.
fantasies still alight like flocks of birds that travel from bluish
Carmine had been traditionally used to achieve bright red to bluish pink hues in many dairy and fruit ice preparations.
Q Sometimes I notice that my fingernails and the skin on my fingertips have a bluish tint.
According to the company, the high jetness and bluish undertone make it suitable for automotive OEM and refinish systems.
These reveal an increasing fascination with white, characterized by the development of many individualized shades of white, among them milky white, snow white, greyish white, and bluish white.
Q I recently bought an older house and the windows have a slight bluish tint outdoors on sunny days.