eschar to be gone, I sent my letters by a porter to the posthouse in Southwark to be sent by despatch to the Downs.
escharotica, L. Substances that destroy the texture of living organic bodies, with the production of an eschar or scab.
During the progress of the cure a little excoriation formed round the eschar.
The eschar is at first dry and crisp, and is surrounded by a zone of pallor.
Finally, the eschar on the exterior of the swollen cheek or lip leaves no doubt as to the character of the lesion.
It has already been stated how important it is that the eschar should be preserved adherent.
During the two following days the inflammation subsided entirely; I evacuated a little fluid from beneath the eschar.
The other circumstances which render the eschar unadherent will be mentioned hereafter.
On the succeeding day the eschar was adherent and the pain had almost subsided.
The advantage of healing by eschar over that by scabbing is quite decided.
eschar es·char (ěs'kär')
A dry scab or slough formed on the skin as a result of a burn or by the action of a corrosive or caustic substance.