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limited numbness in a part, especially of the fingers; one of the symptoms, usually associated with local asphyxia, or Raynaud disease.
Numbness of a part with sudden blanching, as of the fingers. It is a symptom of Raynaud disease or of local asphyxia.
See also: syncope
lo·cal syn·cope(lōkăl singkŏ-pē)
Limited numbness in a body part, especially fingers; usually associated with local asphyxia or Raynaud disease.