See under burn1 (def. 37).
THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS HARDLY A DODDLE!
But you can ace it no problem if you remember the words from September 7–13, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Promethean” mean?
Origin of third-degree burn
First recorded in 1940–45
Words nearby third-degree burn
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
British Dictionary definitions for third-degree burn
pathol See burn 1 (def. 23)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Medical definitions for third-degree burn
A severe burn in which the skin and underlying tissues are destroyed and nerve endings are exposed.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.