cherry red color

A descriptive term for the bright red, mucocutaneous discoloration classically associated with carbon monoxide poisoning; ‘cherry red’ also refers to the oropharyngeal discoloration seen in acute epiglottitis

cherry red color

A descriptor for the bright red, mucocutaneous discoloration, classically associated with CO poisoning; 'cherry red' also refers to the oropharyngeal discoloration seen in acute epiglottitis. See Carbon monoxide intoxication.
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The new format includes filter paper impregnated with l-pyroglutamic acid betanaphthylamide and is used in conjunction with the PYR Reagent, p-dimethylaminocinnamaldehyde, to yield a bright pink to cherry red color on PYR positive strains.
An intense cherry red color with aromas of berries, coffee, pipe tobacco, cedar, etc when released, mineral hints can also be observed.
Uniquely, case-ready ground beef in a carbon monoxide atmosphere has a listed shelf life of 28 days, and the cherry red color of the meat persists long after the "use or freeze-by" date stamp.