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scrap·ing

(skrāp'ing),
A specimen scraped from a lesion or specific site, for cytologic examination.
See also: smear.
Synonym(s): scrape
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scrape

Abrasion, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

scrape

(skrāp)
To remove from the surface with a scalpel or other edged instrument.
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This strike is about the mass of cleaners and care workers, telephonists and customer service officers and a multitude of others who barely scrape along in life, are marginally above minimum wage, many of whom are so ill recompensed for their vital public role that they have to claim state benefits to survive in a world plagued by the fear of debt, wage cuts and redundancy.