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burn

verb blaze, blister, brand, burn to a cinder, burst into flame, catch fire, cauterize, char, conflagrate, consume, cremate, deflagrate, enkindle, fire, flame up, flare, gut, ignite, incandesce, incendiarize, incinerate, inflame, kindle, light up, melt, overheat, parch, relume, scald, scorch, scorify, sear, seethe, singe, sizzle, smelt, smolder, strike a light, vesicate
Associated concepts: arson, revocation of wills
See also: consume, deflagrate, destroy, efface, expend
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Initial treatment for third-degree burns is exactly the same procedure as for second-degree burns and needs to be administered until help arrives.
Exposure to water 140 degrees or higher for just three seconds can cause third-degree burns, which require skin grafts to heal.
But it's not the third-degree burns that are causing his pain.
The first covers the application of Advanced Tissue Sciences' tissue engineering technology for skin wounds and includes Dermagraft(R) for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers, TransCyte(R) for the temporary covering of second and third-degree burns, and future developments for venous ulcers, pressure ulcers, burns and other non-aesthetic wound care treatments.
Ewart returned to his church Sunday morning after suffering second- and third-degree burns over 31 percent of his body in a Dec.
LifeCell's first commercial product, AlloDerm(R) acellular dermal graft, is used in plastic and reconstructive surgery, in dental surgery and in the treatment of third-degree burns.
CASTAIC - A man suffered third-degree burns to his right hand and forearm in a house fire early Friday in Castaic.
Ewart, who has played with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and on soundtracks for movies such as ``Spider-Man 2,'' ``The Notebook'' and ``Million Dollar Baby,'' suffered second- and third-degree burns over 32 percent of his body, including both hands.
Hamid Bam suffered second- and third-degree burns over 10 percent of his body and has returned to work as an instructor at DeVry Institute in West Hills.
Wound contracture is a frequent long-term complication of third-degree burns.