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.
[cher-ee-stohn] /ˈtʃɛr iˌstoʊn/ noun 1. the one-seeded smooth stone of the cherry. 2. the quahog, Venus mercenaria, when larger than a littleneck. noun See American quahog
noun 1. a variety of tomato, Lycopersicon lycopersicum cerasiforme, having cherry-sized, edible, red or yellow fruit. noun 1. a miniature tomato not much bigger than a cherry
noun A police car; prowl car (1960s+ Teenagers)