erosion


ero·sion

noun \i-ˈrō-zhən\

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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