any of several plants having flowers with an odor suggestive of cherries, as the heliotrope.
a widely planted garden heliotrope, Heliotropium peruvianum
noun 1. a small tree, Prunus cerasifera, bearing edible yellow or reddish fruit. 2. the fruit of this tree. noun 1. a small widely planted Asian rosaceous tree, Prunus cerasifera, with white flowers and red or yellow cherry-like fruit Also called myrobalan
noun 1. a bright red; cherry.
- Cherry-red spot
cherry-red spot n. The choroid appearing as a red spot through the fovea centralis surrounded by a contrasting white edema; it is noted in cases of infantile cerebral sphingolipidosis.
- Cherry-red spot myoclonus syndrome
cherry-red spot myoclonus syndrome n. Either of two types of neuronal storage disorders in children characterized by a cherry-red spot at the macula, progressive myoclonus, and easily controlled seizures, and resulting from a deficiency of sialidase. Also called sialidosis.