Definition of miliary in English:

miliary

Syllabification: mil·i·ar·y
Pronunciation: /ˈmilēˌerē
 
/

adjective

  • (Of a disease) accompanied by a rash with lesions resembling millet seed: miliary tuberculosis
    More example sentences
    • Hypoxemia not accounted for by the degree of involvement seen on chest radiograph may be suggestive of forthcoming miliary disease.
    • The most common forms of extra-pulmonary involvement include lymphadenopathies, pleural effusion, pericardial disease, miliary disease and meningitis.
    • Tuberculous effusions can follow early postprimary, chronic pulmonary, or miliary tuberculosis.

Origin

late 17th century: from Latin miliarius, from milium 'millet'.

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