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microdermabrasion (ˌmaɪkrəuˌdɜːməˈbreɪʒən)
a cosmetic procedure in which rough facial skin is removed by the application of a fine abrasive spray

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Main Entry:  microdermabrasion
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a cosmetic procedure in which the face is sprayed with abrasive crystals to remove dead epidermal cells
Example:  Microdermabrasion is used to remove sun-damaged skin and to remove or lessen scars and dark spots on the skin.
Etymology:  1990s
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