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scab

 [skab]
1. the crust of a superficial sore.
2. to become covered with a crust or scab.

scab

(skab),
A crust formed by coagulation of blood, pus, serum, or a combination of these, on the surface of an ulcer, erosion, or other type of wound.
[A.S. scaeb]

scab

(skab)
1. the crust of a superficial sore.
2. to become covered with a crust or scab.

scab

(skăb)
n.
1. A crust discharged from and covering a healing wound.
2. Scabies or mange in domestic animals or livestock, especially sheep.
3.
a. Any of various plant diseases caused by fungi or bacteria and resulting in crustlike spots on fruit, leaves, or roots.
b. The spots caused by such a disease.
intr.v. scabbed, scabbing, scabs
1. To become covered with scabs or a scab.
2. To work or take a job as a scab.

scab

See eschar.

SCAB

Oncology Strepozotocin, CCNU, doxorubicin, bleomycin A 'salvage' chemotherapy regimen used for Pts with disease–eg, lymphoma relapse after RT or chemotherapy. See Salvage chemotherapy.

scab

(skab)
A crust formed by coagulation of blood, pus, serum, or a combination of these, on the surface of an ulcer, erosion, or other type of wound.
[A.S. scaeb]

scab

A skin crust formed when serum leaking from a damaged area mixes with pus and dead skin and then clots.

scab

A skin crust formed when serum leaking from a damaged area mixes with pus and dead skin and then clots.

scab

a symptom of various plant diseases in which there are local areas of surface roughening, e.g. apple scab caused by the fungus Venturia inaequalis, a HEMIBIOTROPH.

scab

wound surface crust/eschar; formed of dried exudate and blood

scab

1. a crust composed of coagulated serum, blood, pus and skin debris covering a skin lesion.
2. used colloquially to mean psoroptic mange.

scab mites
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