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erosive

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adjective ero·sive \i-ˈrō-siv, -ziv\

Definition of erosive

  1. :  tending to erode or to induce or permit erosion; also :  caused or marked by erosion <erosive arthritis>

erosiveness

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erosivity

play \i-ˌrō-ˈsi-və-tē\ noun


1830

First Known Use of erosive

1830


Medical Dictionary

erosive

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adjective ero·sive \i-ˈrō-siv, -ziv\

Medical Definition of erosive

  1. :  tending to erode or to induce or permit erosion <erosive lesions>; also :  caused or marked by erosion <erosive osteoarthritis> <erosive esophagitis>




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