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Erosion vs. Ulcer

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Erosionnoun

(uncountable) The result of having been worn away or eroded, as by a glacier on rock or the sea on a cliff face.

Ulcernoun

(pathology) An open sore of the skin, eyes or mucous membrane, often caused by an initial abrasion and generally maintained by an inflammation and/or an infection.

Erosionnoun

(uncountable) The changing of a surface by mechanical action, friction, thermal expansion contraction, or impact.

Ulcernoun

(pathology) Peptic ulcer.

Erosionnoun

The gradual loss of something as a result of an ongoing process.

‘the erosion of a person's trust’; ‘trademark erosion, caused by everyday use of the trademarked term’;

Ulcernoun

(figurative) Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character.

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Erosionnoun

(uncountable) Destruction by abrasive action of fluids.

Ulcernoun

A solution of continuity in any of the soft parts of the body, discharging purulent matter, found on a surface, especially one of the natural surfaces of the body, and originating generally in a constitutional disorder; a sore discharging pus. It is distinguished from an abscess, which has its beginning, at least, in the depth of the tissues.

Erosionnoun

One of two fundamental operations in morphological image processing from which all other morphological operations are derived.

Ulcernoun

Fig.: Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character.

Erosionnoun

(dentistry) Loss of tooth enamel due to non-bacteriogenic chemical processes.

Ulcerverb

To ulcerate.

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Erosionnoun

(medicine) A shallow ulceration or lesion, usually involving skin or epithelial tissue.

Ulcernoun

a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue

Erosionnoun

(math) In morphology, a basic operation (denoted ⊖); see Erosion (morphology).

Ulcer

An ulcer is a discontinuity or break in a bodily membrane that impedes normal function of the affected organ. According to Robins's pathology, Common forms of ulcers recognized in medicine include: Ulcer (dermatology), a discontinuity of the skin or a break in the skin.

‘ulcer is the breach of the continuity of skin, epithelium or mucous membrane caused by sloughing out of inflamed necrotic tissue.’;

Erosionnoun

The act or operation of eroding or eating away.

Erosionnoun

The state of being eaten away; corrosion; canker.

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Erosionnoun

The wearing away of the earth's surface by any natural process. The chief agent of erosion is running water; minor agents are glaciers, the wind, and waves breaking against the coast.

Erosionnoun

a gradual reduction or lessening as if by an erosive force; as, erosion of political support due to scandal; erosion of buying power by inflation.

Erosionnoun

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

Erosionnoun

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

Erosionnoun

a gradual decline of something;

‘after the accounting scandal there was an erosion of confidence in the auditors’;

Erosionnoun

erosion by chemical action

Erosion

In earth science, erosion is the action of surface processes (such as water flow or wind) that removes soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, and then transports it to another location. Erosion is distinct from weathering which involves no movement.

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