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Geologic Sediments

MeSH ID: D019015

DEFINITION: A mass of organic or inorganic solid fragmented material, or the solid fragment itself, that comes from the weathering of rock and is carried by, suspended in, or dropped by air, water, or ice. It refers also to a mass that is accumulated by any other natural agent and that forms in layers on the earth's surface, such as sand, gravel, silt, mud, fill, or loess. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1689)

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analysis [Q000032] ; chemistry [Q000737] ; classification [Q000145] ; microbiology [Q000382] ; parasitology [Q000469] ; virology [Q000821]

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