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miliary

 [mil´e-ar″e]
1. like millet seeds.
2. characterized by the formation of lesions resembling millet seeds.

mil·i·a·ry

(mil'ē-ā-rē, mil'yă-rē), Do not confuse this word with military.
1. Resembling a millet or other seed in size (about 2 mm) and shape (oval).
2. Marked by the presence of nodules of millet seed size on any surface.
[see miliaria]

miliary

/mil·i·ary/ (mil´e-ar″e)
1. like millet seeds.
2. characterized by lesions resembling millet seeds.

miliary

[mil′ē·er′ē]
Etymology: L, milium, millet
describing a condition marked by the appearance of very small lesions the size of millet seeds, such as miliary tuberculosis, which is characterized by tiny tubercles throughout the body.
Referring to a disseminated process comprised of innumerable millet-seed sized lesions, classically seen in miliary tuberulosis in the pre-antibiotic period—the ‘millet seeds’ correspond to granulomas—and also seen in disseminated histoplasmosis and CMV pneumonitis

miliary

adjective Referring to a disseminated process comprised of innumerable millet-seed sized lesions, classically seen in miliary TB in the pre-antibiotic period–the 'millet seeds' correspond to granulomas, also seen in disseminated histoplasmosis and CMV pneumonitis.

mil·i·a·ry

(mil'ē-ār'-ē)
1. Resembling a millet seed in size (about 2 mm).
2. Marked by the presence of nodules of millet seed size on any surface.
See: miliaria

miliaria

(mil-e-ar'e-a) [L. miliaria, pert. to millet (seeds)]
An inflamed papular or vesicular rash that results from obstruction of the flow of sweat from sweat glands, esp. by occlusive clothing in warm and humid conditions. miliary (mil'e-er?e), adjective

Treatment

The rash often improves after the patient returns to a cooler climate or the affected area is cooled and dried.

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MILIARIA

apocrine miliaria

Fordyce-Fox disease.illustration

miliaria crystallina

A noninflammatory eruption from sweat glands marked by whitish vesicles caused by the retention of sweat in the cornified layer of the skin, appearing after profuse sweating or in certain febrile diseases. Synonym: sudamina

miliaria profunda

A form of miliaria seen almost exclusively in the tropics, frequently following attacks of miliaria rubra. The affected area is covered with pale, firm, painless papules 1 to 3 mm across. These papules do not cause itching.

miliaria rubra

Prickly heat.illustration

miliary,

adj pertaining to a condition, such as miliary tuberculosis, marked by the appearance of a multitude of small lesions that resemble millet seeds.
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Miliary.

miliary

1. like millet seeds.
2. characterized by the formation of lesions resembling millet seeds.

miliary bronchiolithiasis
miliary dermatitis
see feline miliary dermatitis.
miliary tuberculosis
an acute form of tuberculosis in which minute tubercles are formed in a number of organs of the body, owing to dissemination of the bacilli throughout the body by the bloodstream.