Medical Dictionary

third–degree burn

noun third–de·gree burn \ˈthərd-di-ˌgrē-ˈ\

Medical Definition of THIRD-DEGREE BURN

:  a severe burn characterized by destruction of the skin through the depth of the dermis and possibly into underlying tissues, loss of fluid, and sometimes shock

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