the citadel of ancient Corinth: strategic in the control of the Isthmus of Corinth; extensive ruins.
of the extremities, characterized by blueness and coldness of the fingers and toes. noun cyanosis of the hands and feet due to poor circulation of the blood acrocyanosis ac·ro·cy·a·no·sis (āk’rō-sī’ə-nō’sĭs) n. A circulatory disorder in which the hands, and less commonly the feet, are persistently cold, blue, and sweaty. ac’ro·cy’a·not’ic (-nŏt’ĭk) adj.
acrodermatitis acrodermatitis ac·ro·der·ma·ti·tis (āk’rō-dûr’mə-tī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the skin of the extremities.
- Acrodermatitis continua
acrodermatitis continua acrodermatitis continua acrodermatitis con·tin·u·a (kən-tĭn’yōō-ə) n. A pustular eruption of the fingers and toes, variously attributed to dyshidrosis, pustular psoriasis, and bacterial infection. Also called acrodermatitis perstans, dermatitis repens, Hallopeau’s disease , pustulosis palmaris et plantaris.
- Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans
acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans acrodermatitis chron·i·ca a·troph·i·cans (krŏn’ĭ-kə ə-trŏf’ĭ-kānz’) n. A progressive dermatitis appearing first on the feet, hands, elbows, or knees, composed of hardened erythematous plaques that become atrophic, giving a tissue-paper appearance to the affected areas.
- Acrodermatitis enteropathica
acrodermatitis enteropathica acrodermatitis enteropathica acrodermatitis en·ter·o·path·i·ca (ěn’tə-rō-pāth’ĭ-kə) n. A genetic defect in the malabsorption of zinc, beginning as a skin eruption on an extremity or around a body orifice, followed by hair loss and diarrhea or other gastrointestinal disturbances.