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Cyan(o)- is the medical prefix term for color “blue”. 

Example Word: cyan(o)/sis

Word Breakdown: Cyan(o)– is a prefix that means “blue”, -sis is a suffix that pertains to “condition of”. 

Definition: A cyanosis is a condition characterized by a blue discoloration of the skin or mucous membrane caused by a lack of oxygen.