Definition of Scab
a dry protective crust that forms over a cut or wound during healing
Examples of Scab in a sentence
A scab formed around the little girl’s scraped knee several days after she hurt it on the sidewalk.
The doctor explained that picking a scab off of a covered wound can cause scarring and infection.
When Lisa’s tattoo was in the healing stage, a dry scab developed on top as a way to protect it.
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