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abrade

[ə′brād]
(geology)
To wear away by abrasion or friction.

abrade

To wear away or scrape off a surface, especially by friction.
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If the ground is especially dry and hard due to lack of rainfall, tom or abraded footpads are possible.
There was no statistical difference between Locilex, vehicle cream, and the negative control on intact or abraded skin.
3)--were applied directly to normal and abraded juvenile lobster carapaces, and then monitored for persistence over time and for the development of shell-disease lesions at 3 different temperatures (10[degrees]C, 15[degrees]C, and 20[degrees]C).
The kinetoplast, seen in the parasite in Figure 1B, distinguishes Trypanosoma cruzi from both Toxoplasma and Histoplasma, which lack a kinetoplast, but not from Leishmania, which does have this structure but usually concentrates in the phagocytic cells, an uncommon site for Trypanosoma cruzi Leishmania is transmitted by the sand fly; Chagas disease is transmitted by adult reduviid bugs that ingest trypomastigotes while taking blood meals from infected animals, and are then ingested or contaminate mucus membranes, conjunctiva, or abraded skin with fecal material.
The original medical records also revealed that while soframycin was applied on Manjeet's wounds for the first two days ( June 2 and June 3), for the next three days the nurse at the NIS, Patiala, used clostagen on the abraded back of the boxer.
The painting has extensive areas of paint loss and abraded paint which require filling and retouching.
He reaches for the face shield and discovers that the once clear plastic has become so pitted and abraded that it has a milky character.
A quick examination of your dog's feet reveals abraded, bleeding pads.
Twenty-four karat gold makes more intense marks because it is the softest form of gold and is the most readily abraded.
We categorized primaries as abraded, absent, growing, or completely new (fresh without sheath remnant) from June to July 2007.
Divers found that paler areas of vegetation in the aerial photos had been abraded by anchors and mooring chains.
Rock crystal is as hard as toughened steel and cannot be carved but only slowly and painstakingly abraded.