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abrasion

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noun abra·sion \ə-ˈbrā-zhən\

Medical Definition of abrasion

  1. 1:  wearing, grinding, or rubbing away by friction

  2. 2a:  the rubbing or scraping of the surface layer of cells or tissue from an area of the skin or mucous membrane; also :  a place so abradedb:  the mechanical wearing away of the tooth surfaces by chewing





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