diagenesis

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See also: diagénesis

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Etymology[edit]

Coined in the 18th century from greek meaning "Across Generation". This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

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  • IPA(key): /daɪəˈdʒɛnəsɪs/
  • Hyphenation: dia‧gen‧e‧sis

Noun[edit]

diagenesis (plural diageneses)

  1. (geology) All the chemical, physical, and biological changes sediment goes through during and after lithification, not including weathering or other surface changes.

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