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e•ra•sion



Pronunciation: (i-rā'zhun, -shun), [key]
n.
1. the act of erasing.
2. Surg.
a. the scraping away of tissue, esp. of bone.
b. Also called arthrectomy. excision of a joint.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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