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Descriptor English: Geologic Sediments
Descriptor Spanish: Sedimentos Geológicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Sedimentos Geológicos
Descriptor French: Sédiments géologiques
Entry term(s): Geologic Sediment
Marine Oil Snow
Marine Oil Snows
Marine Sediment
Marine Sediments
Marine Snow
Oil Snow, Marine
Sediment, Geologic
Sediment, Marine
Sediments, Geologic
Sediments, Marine
Snow, Marine Oil
Tree number(s): G01.311.330
G16.500.320
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019015
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: DF: GEOL SEDIMENTS
Allowable Qualifiers: AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 96
History Note: 96
Entry Version: GEOL SEDIMENTS
DeCS ID: 32742
Unique ID: D019015
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Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/05/24
Revision Date: 2019/02/22
Geologic Sediments - Preferred
Concept UI M0028394
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Geologic Sediments
Entry term(s) Geologic Sediment
Sediment, Geologic
Sediments, Geologic
Sediments, Marine - Narrower
Concept UI M0028393
Preferred term Sediments, Marine
Entry term(s) Marine Sediment
Marine Sediments
Sediment, Marine
Marine Oil Snow - Narrower
Concept UI M000647297
Preferred term Marine Oil Snow
Entry term(s) Marine Oil Snows
Oil Snow, Marine
Snow, Marine Oil
Marine Snow - Narrower
Concept UI M000647296
Preferred term Marine Snow



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