from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Producing an eschar.
  • noun A caustic or corrosive substance or drug.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Caustic; having the power of searing or destroying the flesh.
  • noun A caustic application; an application which sears or destroys flesh.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Med.) Serving or tending to form an eschar; producing a scar; caustic.
  • noun (Med.) A substance which produces an eschar; a caustic, esp., a mild caustic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Capable of producing an eschar
  • noun A caustic or corrosive material


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