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second-degree burn

[ sek-uhnd-di-gree ]
/ ˈsɛk ənd dɪˌgri /
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noun Pathology.
See under burn1 (def. 38).
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Origin of second-degree burn

First recorded in 1935–40
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British Dictionary definitions for second-degree burn

second-degree burn

noun
pathol See burn 1 (def. 23)
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Medical definitions for second-degree burn

second-degree burn

n.
A burn that blisters the skin and is more severe than a first-degree burn.
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