Definition of Dermabrasion

1. Noun. Removal of scars or tattoos by anesthetizing the skin surface and then sanding or scraping off some of the outer skin layer.

Generic synonyms: Remotion, Removal



Definition of Dermabrasion

1. Noun. A cosmetic medical procedure in which the surface of the epidermis of the skin is removed by abrasion, typically to remove scarring or sun-damaged skin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dermabrasion

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Medical Definition of Dermabrasion

1. A surgical procedure which involves the controlled abrasion of the upper layers of the skin to smoothen the skin and remove wrinkles, small scars or foreign bodies (tattoos). (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dermabrasion

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derivement
derivements
deriver
derivers
derives
deriving
derivitization
derivitizations
derm
derm-
derma
derma-
dermabrader
dermabraders
dermabrasion (current term)
dermabrasions
dermacentor
dermad
dermagraphy
dermahemia
dermal
dermal-fat graft
dermal bone
dermal duct tumour
dermal graft
dermal irritation
dermal leishmanoid
dermal papillae
dermal sinus

Literary usage of Dermabrasion

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1. Resource Directory for Older Peopleby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... are available: tummy tuck, eyelid surgery, breast enlargement and reconstruction, breast implants, chemical peel, cleft lip and palate, dermabrasion, ..."

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