second-degree burn


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second-degree burn

[′sek·ənd ¦di·grē ′bərn]
(medicine)
A burn that is more severe than a first-degree burn and is characterized by blistering as well as reddening of the skin, edema, and destruction of the superficial underlying tissues.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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MANY BEACH TOWNS up and down the Pacific Coast have their best weather of the year in September, when it is not yet cool enough to require layers and no longer hot enough to cause second-degree burns. Prices at most resorts and rentals tumble shortly after school reopens, and the coast becomes quieter, less crowded, more relaxed--and isn't that why we go to the beach in the first place?
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Second-degree burns extend through the skin's entire outer layer.
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The chief ended up with second-degree burns on a hand, both legs, the left side of his face, his nose and lips.

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