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Google previewA Cyclopaedic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language (1892)

Spoken in British Central Africa by David Clement Scott

Adverb, nyedze-nyedze ; also— nyedzula, ku, to tease out, gnaw off into bits ; koswe a nyedula nyama, gnaw away at the meat. [Ku ng'amba, to tear, split; wvuo , &c., q.v. ; ku chedzula, to gnaw off at the rim.] Nyeka, ku, to consume, as firewood ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2009)

by Mosby

corrosion of surgical instruments [L, corrodere, to gnaw away], the rusting of surgi- cal instruments or the gradual wearing ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

erodo, to gnaw away] erog-e-nous (é-roj'é-nüs) Capable of producing sexual excitement when stimulated. [G. eros, love, + genos, birth] erog-e-nous zone, ero- to-gen-ic zone (éroj'é-nüs zön, er'ö-tö-jenik zön) Areas of the body, such as ...

Google previewThe student's English dictionary, the pronunciation adapted to the best modern usage by R. Cull (1865)

To gnaw away completely; to eat into; to eat or wear away by degrees; to consume by slow degrees; to prey upon; to waste away. Corroded, ko-rod'ed, pp. or a. Eaten away gradually; worn, diminished, impaired, or consumed by alow degrees.

Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

erode' [ L, erodere, to gnaw away.] To wear away; corrode ; to remove by ulceration. ero' dium [G. erodios, heron.] The plant, Erodium cicutarium, stork's-bill, pin- weed; ...

Google previewStedman's Medical dictionary 1914 | 3rd ed (1914)

erodere, to gnaw away.] To wear away; corrode; to remove by ulceration. ero' dium [G. erodios, heron.] The plant, Erodium cicutarium, stork's-bill, pin- weed; ...

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