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  • noun Plural form of abrasion.


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  • U.S. Postal said none of its riders used Actovegin, which was on hand for treating severe skin abrasions caused by crashes, and for use by a staff member with diabetes. - No evidence of doping found with Armstrong team

  • Maybe Smith is going for those ironic kind of abrasions?

    Sean William Scott and Adam Brody Join Willis and Morgan in Kevin Smith’s A COUPLE Of DICKS –

  • Hatch divides the book alphabetically by topic, ranging from "abrasions" to "whooping cough."

    Baptist Standard

  • "The evidence currently does not support the use of honey on acute wounds such as abrasions and lacerations or on minor, uncomplicated wounds left to heal … following surgery," Jull said.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • You can protect yourself from infections by practicing good hygiene (e.g., keeping your hands clean by washing with soap and water or using an alcohol-based hand rub and showering after working out); covering any open skin area such as abrasions or cuts with a clean dry bandage; avoiding sharing personal items such as towels or razors; using a barrier (e.g., clothing or a towel) between your skin and shared equipment; and wiping surfaces of equipment before and after use. - News

  • "abrasions" of former races, civilized and savage; the remains of broken and almost extinguished tribes; the descendants of wandering hunters and trappers; of fugitives from the Spanish and American frontiers; of adventurers and desperadoes of every class and country, yearly ejected from the bosom of society into the wilderness.

    Astoria, or Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains

  • In January 1983, Joshua was admitted to a local hospital with multiple bruises and abrasions.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • Dr. Amble described several attempts by Mr. Hayes to overdose on prescribed medications that he stockpiled in his cell during his most recent incarceration, and one "suicide gesture" characterized by puncture marks on his left forearm and minor abrasions.

    Sentencing Testimony Continues in Connecticut Trial

  • Sgt Taylor, who was still recovering from a compound fracture to one leg, a shattered knee, and numerous abrasions and burns he suffered in an air crash on 20 March


  • Shelton, who was not arrested, suffered "abrasions, a dislocated hip, a fractured femur and pelvis, and a lacerated liver, which required surgery," according to his complaint.

    From 2007 to 2009, D.C. paid more than $50 million in legal settlements


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