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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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Editorial Note: This report provides the first national estimate of ED visits for nonfatal scald burns in older adults.
The Tarcoola Scald profile had significantly higher bulk density (P< 0.
Age less than 4 years; scald, especially hot water and TBSA greater than 30% were identified as paediatric burns mortality risk factors.
This is likely due to preferential pyrite oxidation in the immediate scald profile, resulting in the increased soluble S[O.
Every day, at least one child under five is admitted to hospital with scalds caused by bath water.
Indeed, the pH differences at the surface of paired scalded and vegetated profiles are neither large nor consistent enough to explain the complete loss of vegetation in the scald and the persistence of vegetation nearby.
Young children's skin is much thinner than adults' so it can take only seconds for a severe scald to occur.
A severe complication of foot scald is a condition known as foot abscess.
An "exhale" sometimes triggers a hydrothermal explosion--a blast of boiling hot water and steam that could scald an area about 1.
Scald burns (caused by hot liquids, steam or foods) are the most common burn injury among children age 4 and younger.
A scald is caused by wet heat, like steam or a spilled hot cup of tea.
A scald is a 'wet burn' caused by contact with a hot liquid.