first-degree burn


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first-degree burn

[¦fərst də¦grē ′bərn]
(medicine)
A mild burn characterized by pain and reddening of the skin.
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The brothers suffered first-degree burns on different parts of their bodies, including thighs, back and abdomen.
I was taken to the emergency room where I was treated for first-degree burns on my face, second-degree burns on my hands and put on 100 percent oxygen for toxic smoke inhalation.
and European testing protocols for safe touch temperature, preventing the first-degree burns one would normally expect within five seconds of skin contact.
The pensioner suffered first-degree burns to her right arm and right thigh.
A LIMASSOL security guards was treated fir first-degree burns late on Friday after a man approached him at the factory where he worked, threw flammable liquid in his face and set him on fire.
Doctors say though he is suffering from first-degree burns his injuries are not life-threatening and that his sight is not in danger.
Jill McRae, whose daughter Kirsty suffered first-degree burns after using an unmanned coin-operated sunbed in Barry when she was 14, welcomed the news.
The 14-year-old suffered 70% first-degree burns after spending 19 minutes on a sunbed.
He suffered first-degree burns to the side of his face and second-degree burns to his ear and ankle.
According to the victim, several of the sparklers exploded, resulting in first-degree burns to his hand.
First-degree burns on my arms and second-degree burns across my shoulders [see accompanying photos] have earned me a reputation in my squadron as "that idiot who got sunburned.
THIS is the five-year-old boy who was left with horrific first-degree burns after stepping on a smouldering beach bonfire.