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scab

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noun \ˈskab\

Medical Definition of scab

  1. 1:  scabies of domestic animals

  2. 2:  a hardened covering of dried secretions (as blood, plasma, or pus) that forms over a wound—called also crust

  3. scab·by \-ē\play adjective, scab·bi·er scab·bi·est




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scab

intransitive verb

Medical Definition of scab

scabbedscab·bing

  1. :  to become covered with a scab <the wound scabbed over>





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