Erosive

  • (adj): Wearing away by friction.
    Example: "The erosive effects of waves on the shoreline"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on erosive:

Physical Processes - Water Erosion - Rivers and Streams
... For more details on water's erosive ability, see Hydraulic action ... In the earliest stage of stream erosion, the erosive activity is dominantly vertical, the valleys have a typical V cross-section and the stream gradient is relatively steep ... When some base level is reached, the erosive activity switches to lateral erosion, which widens the valley floor and creates a narrow floodplain ...
Rabeprazole - Indications and Usage
... relief of duodenal ulcers and erosive or ulcerative gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) maintaining healing and reducing relapse rates of heartburn symptoms in patients with GERD treatment of daytime ... disease (PUD) Maintenance of healing of erosive or ulcerative GERD Healing of erosive and ulcerative GERD Healing of duodenal ulcers ...
Erosive Pustular Dermatitis Of The Scalp
... Erosive pustular dermatitis of the scalp (also known as "Erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp") presents with pustules, erosions, and crusts on the scalp of primarily older Caucasean females, and ...
Lichen Planus - Signs and Symptoms
... form presents as fluid-filled vesicles which project from the surface.The atrophic and erosive forms must be differentiated from lichenoid drug reactions,SLE, pemphigoids ... The erosive forms (Atrophic LP Ulcerative LP) present with erythematous (red) areas that are ulcerated and uncomfortable ... For any persistent oral lesion of erosive lichen planus that does not respond to topical corticosteroids, a biopsy is recommended to rule out ...
Throughfall
... These drops have an erosive power because they are larger than rain drops, however, if they travel a shorter distance their erosive power is reduced ... than what is required for the drops to reach terminal velocity, about 8 meters, the erosive power is increased ...

More definitions of "erosive":

  • (adj): Of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action.
    Synonyms: caustic, corrosive, vitriolic