- 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]
* * *mil·i·ary 'mil-ē-.er-ē adj1) resembling or suggesting a small seed or many small seeds <a \miliary aneurysm> <\miliary tubercles>2) characterized by the formation of numerous small lesions <\miliary pneumonia>
* * *adj.describing or characterized by very small nodules or lesions, resembling millet seed.
* * *mil·i·ary (milґe-ar-e) [L. miliaris like a millet seed] 1. resembling a millet seed. 2. characterized by minute lesions resembling millet seeds.
Medical dictionary. 2011.