Origin and Etymology of miliaria
New Latin, from Latin, feminine of miliarius
First Known Use: 1771
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
miliarial\-əl\play adjective a miliarial eruption
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