Definition of Exsanguine

1. Adjective. Destitute of blood or apparently so. "The bloodless carcass of my Hector sold"

Exact synonyms: Bloodless, Exsanguinous
Similar to: Dead



Definition of Exsanguine

1. a. Bloodless.

Definition of Exsanguine

1. Adjective. Lacking blood; anemic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Exsanguine

1. Deprived of blood. Synonym: exsanguinate. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exsanguine

exquisitely
exquisiteness
exquisitenesses
exquisites
exquisitive
exquisitiveness
exradio
exrerience
exsanguinate
exsanguinated
exsanguinates
exsanguinating
exsanguination
exsanguination transfusion
exsanguinations
exsanguine (current term)
exsanguineous
exsanguinity
exsanguinous
exsanguious
exscind
exscinded
exscinding
exscinds
exscript
exscripts
exscriptural
exscutellate
exsec
exsecant

Literary usage of Exsanguine

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1. The London Medical Gazette (1831)
"He it now very faint ; the face exceedingly pale and exsanguine ; skin cold, and covered with a clammy sweat; pulse very small, 84 ; tongue clean, ..."

2. Transactions of the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society by Edinburgh Obstetrical Society (1900)
"There was a smaller, firm, exsanguine portion—that which was felt on digital examination—and a larger portion more normal in appearance. ..."

3. The Influence of Tropical Climates on European Constitutions: Including by James Ranald Martin (1856)
"The muscular structure of the heart was pale-coloured (exsanguine) but firm. ... The kidneys were very exsanguine, but not unhealthy in structure. Remarks. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1872)
"that tissue is found to be blanched and exsanguine. These differences appear to depend upon the size and place of lodgement of the occluding plugs in the ..."

5. Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic Delivered at King's by Thomas Watson, David Francis Condie (1855)
"Upon opening the cranium, the membranes and substance of the brain were pallid, the sinuses and other vessels were exsanguine ..."

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