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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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Children make up half of all burns and scald cases seen in hospitals.
However, it is unlikely that the scalds at either Gunyah or Tarcoola have developed as a result of salinity alone, as the EC profiles indicate that salinity is not high enough for plant growth to cease (EC <l.
The intense national campaign highlights the importance of learning more about scald injuries and keeping children safe.
In most homes the water from the bath tap is hot enough to scald a child in only one second.
Prof Kemp said: "We know that 70% of burns and scalds to children affect pre-school children.
In 2013, our campaign, 'Be Burn Aware,' focuses on teaching children ways to avoid burn injuries at home, with a particular emphasis on scalds.
Burns, scalds and house fires account for a large number of injuries to children, with 10 children per day every single day admitted to hospital with serious burns or scalds.
Acid sulfate soil (ASS) scalds are persistently bare areas, usually found on low-elevation (0-1 m Australian Height Datum) coastal floodplains, associated with severe acidification resulting from the drainage (aeration and oxidation) of pyritic sediments.
Mr Swindle was receiving home care support from Sunderland Council Social Services when he suffered serious scalds to his foot as the bath that had been run for him by a carer was too hot.
Among the most serious injuries in the home are falls, burns - especially in house fires, and scalds.
More than 75 percent of burn injuries occur in or around the home, and scalds (hot liquid burns) are the most common form of burn injury to young children.