Examples of abrasion in a Sentence
abrasion of rocks by wind and water
walked away from the auto accident with only minor abrasions
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The experimenters scraped men’s penises with hypodermic needles and then dressed their abrasions with syphilitic material.
The man, who was not in a crosswalk when he was struck, sustained an abrasion to his left knee and was not experiencing any neck, back or head pain.
Ford had to be extricated from the vehicle and was taken to Stroger Hospital for treatment of abrasions and lacerations.
The hospital also saw patients who had been involved in car accidents, with broken bones and deep skin abrasions from scraping the pavement.
The victim, whose name was not released by officials, suffered liver, kidney and spleen lacerations, fractures to her vertebrae, pelvis and leg, a dislocated shoulder, eye injuries, a concussion and abrasions, authorities said.
Mitchell had abrasions on her face and was taken to Marymount Hospital for treatment, the report says.
The medical examiner said an autopsy found stomach lesions indicative of hypothermia, an abrasion on Jenkins' right ankle and a bruise on her right leg.
Hood told Phoenix police that he was repeatedly punched and kicked and sustained a fractured nose, abrasions and a large bump on his head.
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