frostbite

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  • noun

Synonyms for frostbite

destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene

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Frostnip results when blood stops circulating in part of the body.
Make sure that the child is not having any signs of frostnip and or frostbite:
Certainly,frostbiteisarealworryandAndy himself had to be treated for frostnip, a mild form of the condition.
Frostnip is caused by water freezing on the skin's surface.
Despite suffering frostnip on his nose, Ralph has been keeping in touch with base camp to inform them of their progress on the way to Washington Bay.
Initially you'll get frostnip, which is superficial freezing that will recover fully.