erosional

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erosion e·ro·sion (ĭ-rō'zhən)
n.

  1. Superficial destruction of a surface by friction, pressure, ulceration, or trauma.

  2. The wearing away of a tooth by chemical or abrasive action. Also called odontolysis.

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