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detrition

 [de-trish´un]
the wearing away, as of teeth, by friction.

de·tri·tion

(dē-trish'ŭn),
A wearing away by use or friction.
[L. de-tero, pp. -tritus, to rub off]

detrition

/de·tri·tion/ (de-trish´un) the wearing away, as of teeth, by friction.

detrition

[dətrish′ən]
Etymology: L, de, from + terere to wear
a wearing away, as of the teeth, by friction. See also abrasion, attrition, erosion, abfraction.

de·tri·tion

(dĕ-trish'ŭn)
A wearing away by use or friction.
[L. de-tero, pp. -tritus, to rub off]

detrition

the wearing away, as of teeth, by friction.
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