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erosion

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noun ero·sion \i-ˈrō-zhən\

Medical Definition of erosion

  1. 1a:  the superficial destruction of a surface area of tissue (as mucous membrane) by inflammation, ulceration, or trauma <erosion of the uterine cervix>b:  progressive loss of the hard substance of a tooth

  2. 2:  an instance or product of erosion <a circular erosion on the skin>





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