resembling millet seeds.
Pathology. accompanied by papules or vesicles resembling millet seeds: miliary fever.
- sub·mil·i·ar·y, adjective
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How to use miliary in a sentence
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Autopsy revealed bronchopneumonia of the left lung and acute miliary abscess in the liver.
miliary eruptions were apt to come out about the eleventh day, especially in women.
He never saw any miliary eruptions, and only sometimes petechiae, or small spots, or marbling as in measles.
The first notice by Dr Johnstone is of a low miliary fever from Midsummer 1752 to the end of the year.
British Dictionary definitions for miliary
resembling or relating to millet seeds
(of a disease or skin eruption) characterized by small lesions resembling millet seeds: miliary tuberculosis
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