artificial skin

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Noun1.artificial skin - a synthetic covering with two layers used experimentally to treat burn victims
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
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Hence, to resolve the problem synthetic skin substitutes came into picture to treat deep skin wounds which promotes regeneration of artificial skin. These technological advancements have led to enhanced survival of burned patients and in the past years several skin replacement products have been used for the treatment of chronic wounds.
ENPNewswire-August 6, 2019--Eindhoven University of Technology: Making robots sweat with smart surfaces that act as artificial skin
In a brief trading statement ahead of its annual meeting, the artificial skin specialist said it remains on target to increase average revenue per client.
SCIENTISTS at a Scots university have created artificial skin which could improve wound recovery for patients with burns or skin grafts.
Stretchable devices could have a wide range of potential uses, from wearable health monitors to elastic solar cells to artificial skin
He added: "A couple of days later, they started peeling the artificial skin off bit by bit, which was probably the worst part.
A team of engineers, chemists, and biologists at University of Connecticut and University of Toronto worked together to create a sensor for artificial skin that mimics the properties of the real thing.
[USA], Jan 29 (ANI): A research paper now suggests that a new type of sensor could lead to artificial skin that someday helps burn victims 'feel' and safeguards others.
'When I was vice chancellor at the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Medical University, a research study was started to make artificial skin since, according to a study, the ratio of burn injury cases was the highest in Pakistan.
LAHORE -- The SC has summoned an 11-member committee, including the federal health minister, in Islamabad on Monday (today) in order to devise a strategy to remove all technical and government barriers in the way of research on artificial skin and preparation of affordable medicines for hepatitis patients.