1. <geography> Of or pertaining to Miletus, a city of Asia Minor, or to its inhabitants.

2. Descended from King Milesius of Spain, whose two sons are said to have conquered Ireland about 1300 b. C.; or pertaining to the descendants of King Milesius; hence, Irish.

Origin: L. Milesius, Gr.

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Miles' operationmedical dictionary

Combined abdominoperineal resection for carcinoma of the rectum.

Synonyms: Miles resection.

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Miles' resectionmedical dictionary

Preferred term: Miles' operation

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A British surgeon, 1869-1947.

See: Miles' operation, Miles' resection.

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