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Synonyms for abrasion

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Synonyms for abrasion

an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

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Toothbrush abrasions and noncarious cervical lesions: evolving concepts.
Epidermal damage secondary to a tangential or crushing force leaves an abrasion, whereas deeper dermal damage results in a contusion.
A Cochrane Review published in 2006 concluded: "Treating simple corneal abrasions with a patch does not improve healing rates on the first day post-injury and does not reduce pain.
Many researchers have investigated abrasions of rock aggregate by Los Angeles abrasions (LAA) test and determined various abrasions contributing factors such as grain size, shape and strength.
Abrasions are painful and cause extreme light sensitivity.
In the present study, the overall prevalence of cervical abrasions was 13% which is higher than 6.1% as reported by David K but lower than Vrinda S (68.6%) and Borcic J (60-70%).
They concluded that sliding on natural grass resulted in more erythema (redness), but fewer abrasions compared with sliding on artificial turf.
Though cause of injury is often not identified, many abrasions are secondary to mechanical damage [1, 4, 15].
MinuteChnic, for example, offers treatment for blisters, bug bites and stings, corneal abrasions, deer tick bites, jellyfish stings, minor burns, minor cuts and lacerations, minor wounds and abrasions, splinter removal, ankle and knee sprains or strains, and surgical suture and staple removal.
The Question: How common are corneal abrasions in young infants, and are they associated with sleeping and crying?
The infected abscesses may also be associated with previous existing turf burns or abrasions. Without proper referral and care, more serious infections may cause pneumonia, bloodstream infections or surgical wound infections.
Athletes who play most of their games on artificial turf might be more prone to infection than those who play mainly on grass fields because they experience more skin abrasions similar to rug bums.
The question does not indicate that the problem starts with a rash or other inflammation or skin eruption, so it would seem that the coding should be under abrasions, because the lesions are skin scrapes or tears caused by the resident.
At about the same time, similar abrasions were also found on several local buses used by private bus companies in the cities of Nagano and Hakodate, Hokkaido, and the hubs were replaced, the sources said.