heliotrope is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Nursing Central is the award-winning, complete mobile solution for nurses and students. Look up information on diseases, tests, and procedures; then consult the database with 5,000+ drugs or refer to 65,000+ dictionary terms. Explore these free sample topics:

Nursing Central

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

[L. heliotropium fm Gr hēliotropion, turning towards the sun]

1. A faint purple or pink-purple skin color, e.g., as of rashes in patients with dermatomyositis.
2. Any herb or shrub of the genus Heliotropium.

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --