Meaning of degloved in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdiːˈɡlʌvd/


Surgery Medicine
  • Of the hand, foot, or other part of the body: that has been stripped of skin and subcutaneous tissue, often with exposure of underlying bone, typically as the result of a burn or mechanical injury. Also (of skin): that has been removed in this way.


1920s; earliest use found in British Journal of Surgery. From de- + gloved.