Definition of Abrasion. Meaning of Abrasion. Synonyms of Abrasion

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Definition of Abrasion

Abrasion
Abrasion Ab*ra"sion, n. [L. abrasio, fr. abradere. See Abrade.] 1. The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction; as, the abrasion of coins. 2. The substance rubbed off. --Berkeley. 3. (Med.) A superficial excoriation, with loss of substance under the form of small shreds. --Dunglison.

Meaning of Abrasion from wikipedia

- Ab****n may refer to: Ab****n (medical), a wound consisting of superficial damage to the skin Ab****n (dental), the loss of tooth structure by mechanical...
- An ab****n is a wound caused by superficial damage to the skin, no deeper than the epidermis. It is less severe than a laceration, and bleeding, if present...
- Ab****n is the non carious, mechanical wears of tooth from interaction with objects other than tooth-tooth contact. It most commonly affects the premolars...
- Corneal ab****n is a scratch to the surface of the cornea of the eye. Symptoms include pain, redness, light sensitivity, and a feeling like a foreign...
- Ab****n is a process of erosion which occurs when material being transported wears away at a surface over time. It is the process of friction caused by...
- Ab****n is the process of scuffing, scratching, wearing down, marring, or rubbing away. It can be intentionally imposed in a controlled process using...
- The Martindale is a unit for quantifying the ab****n resistance of textiles, especially when used for upholstery. The Martindale method, also known as...
- including elasticity, transparency, and resistance to oil, grease and ab****n. Technically, they are thermoplastic elastomers consisting of linear segmented...
- The denuded area of skin seen around projectile wounds is called an ab****n collar. Though this findings is often seen around rifled firearm entry wounds...
- of epithelium is well suited to areas in the body subject to constant ab****n, as the thickest layers can be sequentially sloughed off and replaced before...
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