chemical burn

(redirected from Acid burn)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial.
Related to Acid burn: heartburn, acid reflux

chemical burn

[′kem·i·kəl ‚bərn]
(medicine)
Tissue destruction caused by caustic agents, irritant gases, or other chemical agents.
References in periodicals archive ?
Jonny Lee Miller and Fisher Stevens are okay but Angelina Jolie steals the show as the sexy Acid Burn.
ISLAMABAD -- The victims of acid burn are treated exceptionally by the women parliamentarians as they focus on the burnt victims in Women Parliamentary Caucus (WPC) to not only support them but also empower them professionally, said Tahira Aurangzeb, MNA.
She said, Women Protection Right Bill would have a positive effect in the society as it covers the major issues that our vulnerable women suffer including the acid burn victims, harrasment, and domestic violence.
He informed that they would perform free flap, acid burn, tumours cancerous, breast reconstruction, Nerves cut, nose chopped, beautification and other surgeries on November 5 and 6 besides imparting training to doctors.
id=675&task=showarticle) There are workshops that teach fishermen how to purge tuna of lactic acid burn.
Addressing a press confeerence at his office after city police arrested an accused in a acid burn case, he said that Quetta police was working with honesty and dedication.
Officers seized the 20-year-old's laptop after discovering she had viewed websites about acid burn victims before she was hurt.
15 MINS time you should rinse a sulphuric acid burn on skin to cool the tissue to prevent secondary burns
While Hilal-i-Imtiaz was given to Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy (Female film-maker) for getting Oscar on her movie on acid burn issue in Pakistan.
The participants and media representatives raised various issues like violence in the name of dowry, unemployment, Wanni, Sawara, acid burn, harassment at workplace, condition of women in jails, forceful conversion of religion and other anti-women practices and gave recommendations to resolve issues under the legislations.
Chinoy on behalf of all women parliamentarians for wining the first ever Oscar award by any Pakistani for her Documentary Saving Face based on Acid burn victims in Pakistan and called it a day of national rejoice.
According to the legislation, hospitals treating acid burn victims will be legally bound to report the matter to the police, while legal and health expenses including therapy, treatment and surgeries, for the victims will be borne by the state.