an acute skin disease resulting from inflammation of the sweat glands, as from exposure to heat, and characterized by small, white or red eruptions
Origin of miliariaModern Latin from feminine of Classical Latin miliarius: see miliary
See heat rash.
Origin of miliariaNew Latin (fēbris) miliāria miliary (fever) feminine of Latin miliārius of millet ; see miliary .
- A rash caused by blocked, malfunctioning, or underdeveloped sweat glands.