third-degree 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

third-degree burn

(thûrd′dĭ-grē′)
n.
A severe burn that results in the destruction of the skin and sometimes of the underlying tissues.

third-degree burn

a burn that destroys both the epidermis and the dermis, often also involving the subcutaneous tissue. Also called full-thickness burn.

third-degree burn

See 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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Only people who have been through it understand, explains 21-year-old Jeff Taylor, who suffered third-degree burns on more than 65 percent of his body.
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The decision follows a review by the FDA of clinical data and journal articles that we provided to the Agency that address the clinical use of AlloDerm in the treatment of third-degree burns, plastic and reconstructive surgery and periodontal surgery.
But one of the men in the plane suffered third-degree burns to his legs and hands and the other suffered bruises.
Macias, 25, of Madera suffered second- and third-degree burns as well as other injuries described as major.
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But without senior forward Brandi Kimble, who injured her knee March 2, and 6-foot-1 freshman center Lenita Sanford, who suffered third-degree burns to her leg and hand after spilling scalding water on herself while cooking, Lynwood could do little more than play even with Hart in the second half.
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