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scald

 [skawld]
a burn caused by a hot liquid or a hot, moist vapor; to burn in such fashion.

scald

(skawld),
1. To burn by contact with a hot liquid or steam.
2. The lesion resulting from such contact.
[L. excaldo, to wash in hot water]

scald

(skawld) to burn with hot liquid or steam; a burn so produced.

scald

[skôld]
Etymology: L, calidus, hot
a burn caused by exposure of the skin to a hot liquid or vapor.

scald

(skawld)
1. To burn by contact with a hot liquid or steam.
2. The lesion resulting from such contact.
[L. excaldo, to wash in hot water]

scald

A burn caused by hot liquid or steam.

scald

tissue damage caused by applied wet heat (e.g. hot water, steam); unconscious scalding of feet and subsequent blistering/ulceration are associated with marked distal sensory neuropathy

scald

1. a burn caused by a hot liquid or a hot, moist vapor; to burn in such fashion.
2. see benign footrot.
3. alopecia, pityriasis and hair loss over the rump of the horse without dermatitis; occurs in warm wet weather when the skin is wet continuously for long periods.

milk scald
see milk scald.
sheep scald
see interdigital dermatitis.
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