milium


mil·i·um

noun \ˈmi-lē-əm\
plural mil·ia \-lē-ə\

Definition of MILIUM

:  whitehead

Origin of MILIUM

New Latin, from Latin, millet — more at millet
First Known Use: 1807

Rhymes with MILIUM

mil·i·um

noun \ˈmil-ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural mil·ia \-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of MILIUM

: a small pearly firm noninflammatory elevation of the skin (as of the face) due to retention of keratin in an oil gland duct blocked by a thin layer of epithelium—called also whitehead; compare blackhead 1

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