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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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Intraocular pressure changes after alkali burns. Arch Ophthalmol.
Levinson, "Aqueous humor pH changes after experimental alkali burns," American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Furthermore, [H.sub.2] prevented formation of retrocorneal membrane, feared complication of corneal alkali burns, making residual vision impossible.
Ocular diseases requiring lid fusion included, infective corneal ulcer/abscess in 21 (65.6%) cases, shield ulcer in vernal keratoconjunctivitis in 3 (9.4 %)cases, facial palsy in 2 (6.2%) cases, alkali burns in 2 (6.2 %)case, neurotrophic ulcer in 2 (6.2 %)cases, Mooren ulcer in 1 (3.1%) case, Grave's disease in 1 (3.1%) case (Table).