Medical Dictionary


vt \i-ˈrōd\

Medical Definition of ERODE

:  to eat into or away by slow destruction of substance (as by acid, infection, or cancer) <acids that erode the teeth>
:  to remove with an abrasive <a dental tool that erodes the decayed area>
April 26, 2015
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excessively ornate or intricate
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