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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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Value of C reactive protein in the assessment of erosive osteoarthritis of the hand.
The influence of impingement angle on erosive wear of both composites exhibited semi-ductile erosive wear behavior with a maximum wear at a 60[degrees] impingement angle.
Erosive OA exhibits a strong family history and an overwhelming female preponderance, with most women at or near menopause.
Vulvovaginal symptoms of erosive lichen planus include burning; pruritus; dyspareunia that can be mild to severe, preventing coitus at times; bleeding spontaneously after coitus; and vaginal discharge, she said, noting that erosions are very painful.
9) It has been demonstrated effective prospectively, (10) and is safe in long-term therapy (11) of erosive OLR but it has been reported in one case to cause hyperpigmentation of oral mucosa.
Increased infiltration rates, infiltration capacity and surface roughness exhibited by the forest floor greatly reduce the erosive energy of storm runoff.
Although the proposal seems to be in the embryo stage, a bond that would guard the erosive effects of inflation would be well received by investors.
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Erosive Oral Lichen Planus, complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
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However, most of the studies on the hydrological patterns of erosive rainfall is limited to a description of the most frequent type of rainfall, without analyzing other characteristics of rain.
Dental erosion was recorded using the Basic Erosive Wear Examination (BEWE) scoring system.
Numerically, OLP into 6 clinical forms: reticular, papular, plaque like, atrophic, erosive and bullous.