Medical Dictionary


noun mil·i·ar·ia \ˌmil-ē-ˈar-ē-ə, -ˈer-\

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
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears