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English definition of “second-degree burn”

second-degree burn

noun [C]     /ˌsek.əndˌdɪ.ɡriːˈbɜːn/ US  /-ˈbɝːn/
a serious burn in which the skin develops blisters → Compare first-degree burn, third-degree burnSkin complaints and blemishes
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