Eschar



[es-kahr, -ker] /ˈɛs kɑr, -kər/

noun, Pathology.
1.
a hard crust or scab, as from a burn.
/ˈɛskɑː/
noun
1.
a dry scab or slough, esp one following a burn or cauterization of the skin

eschar es·char (ěs’kär’)
n.
A dry scab or slough formed on the skin as a result of a burn or by the action of a corrosive or caustic substance.

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