erosion

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Synonyms for erosion

Synonyms for erosion

(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind

a gradual decline of something

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Regarding the clinical appearance of cervix, the most common finding was cervical erosion where the squamous epithelium of ectocervix was replaced by columnar epithelium of endocervix.
The cause of tooth sensitivity cannot be implicated entirely to eating disorders but can be said to be the secondary manifestations to dental caries, cervical erosion, periomylolysis, in EDs.
Pre menopause, it could be down to cervical erosion - grazing of the cervix that can be a quite common side effect of using the pill - but it could be an early warning sign of cervical cancer.
You could have a condition called cervical erosion which is common in post- menopausal women and can lead to bleeding.
Information on Bio Business' web site carries anecdotal reports that tampons which expand lengthwise may increase the risk of abnormal pap smears, cervical erosion and cervical dysplasia.