milium

noun mil·i·um \ ˈmi-lē-əm \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of milium

plural milia play \-lē-ə\

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Origin and Etymology of milium

New Latin, from Latin, millet — more at millet


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milium

noun mil·i·um \ ˈmil-ē-əm \

medical Definition of milium

plural milia play \-ē-ə\
: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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