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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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Caption: The skin substitutes were engineered using split-thickness skin biopsies from 16 children with full-thickness burns, said Steven Boyce, Ph.
One patient had a transverse colostomy because of full-thickness burns to the left lower abdomen.
Injuries were due to fire in 3 cases and hot water in 1, resulting in deep partial- to full-thickness burns of 21%, 45%, 33%, and 53% body surface area, respectively.
The victims had full-thickness burns after hot knives, heated to at least 70C, were applied to their backs inscribing the word "Wakey" four to five inches high.
The pair had full-thickness burns after hot knives were applied to their backs resulting in permanent scarring.
It may be possible to treat partial-thickness burns in a general hospital, but all full-thickness burns exceeding 5% or those in special areas (hands, face, perineum) should be referred.
He has full-thickness burns, meaning the skin won't grow back.
She suffered full-thickness burns to her head and ears in the attack.
I suffered full-thickness burns to my hands and full and partial-thickness burns to my face and burns to other parts of my body, including my legs and back, as a result of the explosion - it was a small price to pay for escaping with my life.