acrocyanosis etymology

English word acrocyanosis comes from English cyanosis, English acro- (Extremity. Peak. Sharp. Tip.)

Detailed word origin of acrocyanosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cyanosis English (eng) (pathology) A blue discolouration of the skin due to the circulation of blood low in oxygen.
acro- English (eng) Extremity. Peak. Sharp. Tip.
acrocyanosis English (eng) (pathology) A persistent blue or cyanotic discoloration of the digits, most commonly occurring in the hands although also occurring in the face and feet as well.

Words with the same origin as acrocyanosis

Descendants of acro-
acroagnosis acroanaesthesia acroasphyxia acrobrachycephaly acrocallosal acrocephaly acrocyanotic acrodermatosis acrodrome acrodysplasia acrofacial acrognosis acrohyperhidrosis acrolect acroleukopathy acromelalgia acropathy acrophase acrophobia acrophony acrophyte acropigmentation acrosyndesis beth