eschar

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noun es·char \ˈe-ˌskär\

Definition of eschar

  1. :  a scab formed especially after a burn

Origin and Etymology of eschar

Middle English escare — more at scar


First Known Use: 1543


Medical Dictionary

eschar

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noun es·char \ˈes-ˌkär\

Medical Definition of eschar

  1. :  a scab formed especially after a burn



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