milium


mil·i·um

noun \ˈmil-ē-əm\
plural mil·ia \-ē-ə\

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

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up milium? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More