cyanose tardive - Medical Definition[sīˈə-nōzˌ, -nōsˌ]
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Cyanosis caused by congenital heart disease in which there is an abnormal communication between systemic and pulmonary circulations; cyanosis appears only when there is a right-to-left shunt, such as that which occurs after exercise or late in the course of the disease. Also called tardive cyanosis.