Medical Dictionary

erosion

noun ero·sion \i-ˈrō-zhən\

Medical Definition of EROSION

1
a :  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
:  an instance or product of erosion <a circular erosion on the skin>

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