miliaria

miliaria

[mil-ee-air-ee-uh]
noun Pathology.
an inflammatory disease of the skin, located about the sweat glands, marked by the formation of vesicles or papules resembling millet seeds; prickly heat.

Origin:
1700–10; < Neo-Latin miliāria, Latin: feminine of miliārius miliary

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miliaria (ˌmɪlɪˈɛərɪə)
 
n
heat rash, Nontechnical names: prickly heat an acute itching eruption of the skin, caused by blockage of the sweat glands
 
[C19: from New Latin, from Latin miliāriusmiliary]

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miliaria mil·i·ar·i·a (mĭl'ē-âr'ē-ə)
n.
See heat rash.

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