from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A severe burn that results in the destruction of the skin and sometimes of the underlying tissues.
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- noun A
severeburn that destroys skinand underlying tissueand exposes nerve endings.
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- noun burn characterized by destruction of both epidermis and dermis
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