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[L. miliaria, pert. to millet (seeds)]
An inflamed papular or vesicular rash that results from obstruction of the flow of sweat from sweat glands, esp. by occlusive clothing in warm and humid conditions.
miliary (mil′ē-er″ē ), adj.
The rash often improves after the patient returns to a cooler climate or the affected area is cooled and dried.