Eschar

In medicine, this term describes a slough or dry scab that forms, for example, on an area of skin that has been burnt or exposed to corrosive agents.

eschar

[n] - a dry scab formed on the skin following a burn or cauterization of the skin
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eschar

Slough or dry scab on an area of skin that has been burnt.
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eschar

In medicine, this term describes a slough or dry scab that forms, for example, on an area of skin that has been burnt or exposed to corrosive agents.
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Eschar

A dry scab.
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Eschar

Eschar: The scab formed when a wound or skin is sealed by the heat of cautery or burning. Also the dark crusted ulcer (tache noire) at the site of the chigger (mite larva) bite in scrub typhus.
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Eschar

Es'char noun [ Latin eschara , Greek ...: confer French eschare . See Scar .] (Medicine) A dry slough, crust, or scab, which separates from the healthy part of the body, as that produced by a burn, or the application of caustics.
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eschar

<dermatology> This is a dry scab that forms on skin that has been burned or exposed to corrosive agents. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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eschar

noun a dry scab formed on the skin following a burn or cauterization of the skin
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eschar

(es´kahr) a slough produced by a thermal burn or a corrosive application, or by gangrene. tache noire.
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Eschar

• (n.) A dry slough, crust, or scab, which separates from the healthy part of the body, as that produced by a burn, or the application of caustics. • (n.) In Ireland, one of the continuous mounds or ridges of gravelly and sandy drift which extend for many miles over the surface of the country. Similar ridges in Scotland are called kames o...
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eschar

(from the article `burn`) ...burn forms a crust, which falls off after two or three weeks, revealing minimally scarred skin beneath. Full-thickness burns will not form a crust ...
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eschar

Type: Term Pronunciation: es′kar Definitions: 1. A thick, coagulated crust or slough which develops following a thermal burn or chemical or physical cauterization of the skin.
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Eschar

An eschar (ɑr; Greek: eschara, `scab`) is a slough or piece of dead tissue that is cast off from the surface of the skin, particularly after a burn injury, but also seen in gangrene, ulcer, fungal infections, necrotizing spider bite wounds, and exposure to cutaneous anthrax. Black eschars are most commonly attributed to anthrax, which may be co.....
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