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su·per·fi·cial burn

a burn involving only the epidermis and causing erythema and edema without vesiculation.
Synonym(s): first-degree burn
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first-degree burn

(fûrst′dĭ-grē′)
n.
A mild burn that produces redness of the skin but no blistering.
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su·per·fi·cial burn

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl bŭrn)
A burn involving only the epidermis and causing erythema and edema without vesiculation.
Synonym(s): first-degree burn.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

su·per·fi·cial burn

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl bŭrn)
Epidermal burn causing erythema and edema without vesiculation.
Synonym(s): first-degree burn.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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