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third-de·gree burn

(thûrd′dĭ-grē′)
n.
A severe burn that results in the destruction of the skin and sometimes of the underlying tissues.
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third-degree burn

n
(Pathology) pathol See burn123
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burn1

(bɜrn)

v. burned burnt, burn•ing, v.i.
1. to consume fuel and give off heat, gases, and usu. light; be on fire.
2.
a. to undergo combustion; oxidize.
b. to undergo fission or fusion.
3. (of a fireplace, furnace, etc.) to contain a fire.
4. to give off light; glow brightly: The lights burned all night.
5. to be hot: The pavement burned in the noon sun.
6. to produce or feel sharp pain or a stinging sensation: The whiskey burned in his throat.
7. to be injured, damaged, scorched, or destroyed by fire, heat, or acid.
8. to feel extreme anger.
9. to feel strong emotion: to burn with desire.
10. to sunburn.
11. Slang. to die in an electric chair.
12. to be engraved by or as if by burning: His words burned into her heart.
v.t.
13. to cause to undergo combustion or be consumed partly or wholly by fire.
14. to use as fuel or as a source of light: to burn coal.
15. to sunburn.
16. to injure, damage, scorch, or destroy with or as if with fire.
17. to execute by burning at the stake.
18. to produce with or as if with fire: to burn a hole.
19. to cause sharp pain or a stinging sensation in: The iodine burned his cut.
20. Slang. to cheat, deceive, or swindle: burned by a phony stock deal.
21. to record data on (a compact disc).
22. burn down, to burn to the ground.
23. burn in,
a. (in printing from a photographic negative) to expose (parts of an image) to more light for increased density.
b. to run (a new computer or other electronic system) continuously for several hours or days, as a test of quality before delivery to the purchaser.
24. burn off, (of morning mist) to be dissipated by the warmth of the rising sun.
25. burn out,
a. to cease operating or functioning because of heat, friction, or lack of fuel.
b. to deprive of a place to live, work, etc., by reason of fire.
c. to exhaust (oneself) or become exhausted or apathetic through overwork, stress, or intense activity.
26. burn up,
a. to burn completely.
b. Informal. to make or become angry.
n.
27. a burned place or area.
28. an injury caused by heat, abnormal cold, chemicals, poison gas, or electricity, and characterized by a painful reddening and swelling of the epidermis (first-degree burn), damage extending into the dermis, usu. with blistering (second-degree burn), or destruction of the epidermis and dermis extending into the deeper tissue (third-degree burn).
29. the process or an instance of burning or baking, as in brickmaking.
30. the firing of a rocket engine.
31. Slang. a swindle.
Idioms:
1. burn one's fingers, to suffer injury or loss by meddling or by acting rashly.
2. burn the candle at both ends, to use up one's strength or energy by immoderation.
3. burn the midnight oil, to work, study, etc., until late at night.
[before 900; Middle English bernen, brennen, Old English beornan (intrans.)]
burn′a•ble, adj.

burn2

(bɜrn)

n. Scot.
a brook or rivulet.
[before 900; Middle English b(o)urne, Old English burna, brunna brook]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.third-degree burn - burn characterized by destruction of both epidermis and dermis
burn - an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
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A full-thickness burn wound was created with a burned metal plate (one centimeter in diameter) at an identical temperature (confirmed by infrared thermometer) and placed for 20 second on the dorsal skin with an equal pressure (Fig.
A single case was reported of a large (10 x 8 cm) cranial full-thickness burn wound treated with a tissue-engineered dermal template [67].
However, in contrast to full-thickness burn wounds, blood supply to the affected area is still intact.
In addition, surgical debridement of a partial- or full-thickness burn can be costly, up to $10,000 per procedure.
Generally children can be treated in an office if they have a superficial or partial-thickness burn involving less than 10% of their total BSA or a full-thickness burn affecting less than 2% of their total BSA.
Contact with temperatures in the range of steam radiators can cause an instantaneous full-thickness burn of adult human man skin.
Experts agree that broken blisters or those covering a full-thickness burn should be removed.
Another patient sustained a full-thickness burn to the right hand comprising a TBSA of approximately 0.3% which required debridement and application of a full thickness skin graft.
Maggots were harvested from a full-thickness burn wound in a patient (aged 22 years) from Maclear (Fig.
It can be difficult to tell the difference between a partial-thickness and full-thickness burn on inspection.
* They can prevent the infective progression of a partial to a full-thickness burn.