Medical Dictionary

abrasion

noun abra·sion \ə-ˈbrā-zhən\

Medical Definition of ABRASION

1
:  wearing, grinding, or rubbing away by friction
2
a :  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 abraded b :  the mechanical wearing away of the tooth surfaces by chewing

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