milia


milia

noun, plural mil·i·a [mil-ee-uh] /ˈmɪl i ə/. Pathology.

  1. a small white or yellowish nodule resembling a millet seed, produced in the skin by the retention of sebaceous secretion.

noun plural -ia (-ɪə)

  1. pathol a small whitish nodule on the skin, usually resulting from a clogged sebaceous gland

n. pl. mil•i•a (-ē-ə)

  1. A small, white or yellowish cystlike mass just below the surface of the skin, caused by retention of the secretion of a sebaceous gland.pearly tubercle whitehead

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