eschar

noun
es·​char | \ ˈe-ˌskär How to pronounce eschar (audio) \

Definition of eschar

: a scab formed especially after a burn

First Known Use of eschar

1543, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eschar

Middle English escare — more at scar entry 2

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“Eschar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eschar. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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eschar

noun
es·​char | \ ˈes-ˌkär How to pronounce eschar (audio) \

Medical Definition of eschar

: a scab formed especially after a burn

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