Definition of Artificial skin

1. Noun. A synthetic covering with two layers used experimentally to treat burn victims.

Generic synonyms: Covering



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Artificial Skin

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artificial limbs
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artificial neural net
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artificial satellite
artificial selection
artificial skin (current term)
artificial sphincter
artificial stone
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artificial tears
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Literary usage of Artificial skin

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1. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1875)
"An artificial skin is next to be affixed by applying India rubber, gutta percha, boiled drying oils, or other water-proof substance, ..."

2. The Science Record edited by Alfred Ely Beach (1875)
"He removes the hair or fur from the skin, substituting for the latter an artificial skin. First, the piece of fur to be treated is soaked in lime-water, ..."

3. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1868)
"At a certain stage of treatment collodion was had recourse to, for encroaching on this wound around the edges,—imparting a ring of artificial skin, ..."

4. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1849)
"... to the formation of an artificial skin or plaster. Perhaps the unpleasant odour and extreme volatility of this solvent may assist its somewhat high ..."

5. Home Care of the Sick by Amy Elizabeth Pope, American School of Home Economics (1907)
"A preparation of equal parts collodion and castor oil painted over the surface will often prevent a breakdown of the tissue, by forming an artificial skin. ..."

6. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1882)
"I have found that by making an artificial skin of collodion, ... It is very easily removed, by applying oil to the artificial skin you can remove it very ..."

7. Stray Leaves of Science and Folk-lore by John Scoffern (1870)
"At a certain stage of treatment collodion was had recourse to, for encroaching nu this wound around the edges,—imparting a ring of artificial skin, ..."

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