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acroasphyxia
medical dictionary

Impaired digital circulation, possibly a mild form of Raynaud's disease, marked by a purplish or waxy white colour of the fingers, with subnormal local temperature and paresthesia.

Synonyms: dead fingers, waxy fingers.

Origin: acro-+ G. Asphyxia, stoppage of the pulse

(05 Mar 2000)

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