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A negative impact on one or more of a firm's existing assets.


1. The gradual loss of an asset's value. See also: Depreciation.

2. The wearing away of real estate caused by natural events. For example, a rising sea level may erode a beach front property. Erosion can reduce the property's value.


The slow wearing away by natural forces such as water and wind.

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Most women with cervical erosion have no or few symptoms.
Another underlying cause is cervical erosion, a condition affecting the cervix (neck of the uterus) in which a layer of cells has been turned inside out making the cervix more fragile with a tendency to bleed.
VIF I try to tie all your symptoms together for you, it sounds to me like you have a cervical erosion and, before you get yourself into a panic, it's a minor condition, not cervical cancer.