third–degree burn

noun

Definition of third–degree burn

  1. :  a severe burn characterized by destruction of the skin through its deeper layers and possibly into underlying tissues, loss of fluid, and sometimes shock

First Known Use of third–degree burn

1930


Medical Dictionary

third–degree burn

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

Medical Definition of third–degree burn

  1. :  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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