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scald

 [skawld]
a burn caused by a hot liquid or a hot, moist vapor; to burn in such fashion.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

scald

A burn caused by hot liquid or steam.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005