What is another word for lividity?

42 synonyms found


[ lɪvˈɪdɪti], [ lɪvˈɪdɪti], [ l_ɪ_v_ˈɪ_d_ɪ_t_i]

Lividity refers to the state of being discolored due to a lack of oxygen in the blood after death. There are many synonyms for lividity that signify the same condition. One such synonym is postmortem lividity, which is commonly used in the medical field. Other synonyms for lividity include cadaverous discoloration, hypostasis, suggillation, and postmortem staining. The use of these synonyms may vary depending on the context they are used in. However, they all signify a similar meaning, which is the absence of oxygen in the blood leading to the discoloration of the body after death.

Synonyms for Lividity:

How to use "Lividity" in context?

What is lividity?

The condition of being livid, or having a livid skin color. Lividity can result from injury or poison.

Hyponym for Lividity:

Word of the Day

jam crowd-together
"Jam" and "crowd-together" are synonymous phrases used to describe the act of packing or squeezing a large number of people or objects into a small or confined space. The words con...