full-thickness burn


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full-·thick·ness burn

a burn involving destruction of the entire skin; deep full-thickness burns extend into subcutaneous tissue, muscle, or bone and often cause much scarring.
Synonym(s): third-degree burn

full-thick·ness burn

(ful thik'nĕs bŭrn)
A burn involving destruction of the entire skin; may extend into subcutaneous fat, muscle, or bone and cause much scarring.
Synonym(s): third-degree burn.

full-thick·ness burn

(ful-thiknĕs bŭrn)
Burn involving destruction of entire skin; extend into subcutaneous tissue, muscle, or bone with scarring.
Synonym(s): third-degree burn.
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