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erasion

[ih-rey-zhuh n, -shuh n] /ɪˈreɪ ʒən, -ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of erasing.
2.
Surgery.
  1. the scraping away of tissue, especially of bone.
  2. Also called arthrectomy. excision of a joint.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; erase + -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for erasion

erasion

/ɪˈreɪʒən/
noun
1.
the act of erasing; erasure
2.
the surgical scraping away of tissue, esp of bone
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