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1. A bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes.

A sign that oxygen in the blood is dangerously diminished (as in carbon monoxide poisoning).

2. A condition in which the skin and mucous membranes take on a bluish color because there is not enough oxygen in the blood.
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