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View synonyms for dermabrasion

dermabrasion

[ dur-muh-brey-zhuhn ]

noun

  1. the removal of acne scars, dermal nevi, or the like, by abrading.


dermabrasion

/ ˌdɜːməˈbreɪʒən /

noun

  1. a procedure in cosmetic surgery in which rough facial skin is removed by scrubbing


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Word History and Origins

Origin of dermabrasion1

First recorded in 1950–55; derm- + abrasion

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Word History and Origins

Origin of dermabrasion1

C20: from Greek derma skin + abrasion

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