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Geologic Sediments MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Geologic Sediments
Tree Number(s)
G01.311.330
G16.500.320
Unique ID
D019015
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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)
Entry Version
GEOL SEDIMENTS
Entry Term(s)
Geologic Sediment
Marine Oil Snow
Marine Snow
Sediment, Geologic
Sediments, Geologic
Sediments, Marine
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/05/24
Revision Date
2019/02/22
Geologic Sediments Preferred
Marine Oil Snow Narrower
Sediments, Marine Narrower
Marine Snow Narrower
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