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first–degree burn

noun

Definition of FIRST-DEGREE BURN

:  a mild burn characterized by heat, pain, and reddening of the burned surface but not exhibiting blistering or charring of tissues

First Known Use of FIRST-DEGREE BURN

circa 1929

first–degree burn

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FIRST–DEGREE BURN

:  a mild burn characterized by heat, pain, and reddening of the burned surface but not exhibiting blistering or charring of tissues

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