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miliaria

noun mil·i·ar·ia \ˌmi-lē-ˈer-ē-ə\

Definition of MILIARIA

:  an inflammatory disorder of the skin that is characterized by redness, eruptions (as of vesicles), and burning or itching due to blockage of sweat gland ducts; especially :  prickly heat
mil·i·ar·i·al \-əl\ adjective

Origin of MILIARIA

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of miliarius
First Known Use: 1807

miliaria

noun mil·i·ar·ia \ˌmil-ē-ˈar-ē-ə, -ˈer-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MILIARIA

:  an inflammatory disorder of the skin characterized by redness, eruption, burning or itching, and the release of sweat in abnormal ways (as by the eruption of vesicles) due to blockage of the ducts of the sweat glands; especially :  prickly heat
mil·i·ar·i·al \-əl\ adjective

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