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(ă-brā′zhŏn)

[L. abradere, to scrape]

1. Wearing away of the substance of a tooth. It usually results from mastication but may be produced by mechanical or chemical means.
2. Scraping away of skin or mucous membrane as a result of injury or by mechanical means, as in dermabrasion for cosmetic purposes.


ABRASION ; SEE: avulsion; SEE: bruise

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Abrasion." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744234/all/pleural_abrasion.
Abrasion. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744234/all/pleural_abrasion. Accessed May 22, 2019.
Abrasion. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744234/all/pleural_abrasion
Abrasion [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744234/all/pleural_abrasion.
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