Medical Dictionary


verb \ˈbərn\
burned \ˈbərnd, ˈbərnt\ or burnt \ˈbərnt\ burn·ing

Medical Definition of BURN

intransitive verb
:  to produce or undergo discomfort or pain <iodine burns so> <ears burning from the cold>
:  to receive sunburn <she burns easily>
transitive verb
:  to injure or damage by exposure to fire, heat, or radiation <burned his hand>
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