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magma

 [mag´mah]
1. a thick, viscous, aqueous suspension of finely divided, insoluble, inorganic material.
2. a thin, pastelike substance composed of organic material.
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mag·ma

(mag'mă),
1. A soft mass left after extraction of the active principles.
2. A salve or thick paste.
[G. a soft mass or salve, fr. massō, to knead]
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magma

(măg′mə)
n. pl. mag·mata (-mä′tə) or mag·mas
Pharmacology A suspension of particles in a liquid, such as milk of magnesia.

mag·mat′ic (-măt′ĭk) adj.
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mag·ma

(mag'mă)
1. A soft mass left after extraction of the active principles.
2. A salve or thick paste.
[G. a soft mass or salve, fr. massō, to knead]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Dobretsov, N.L.: 1997, Permian-Triassic magmatism and sedimentation in Eurasia as superplume reflection response.
In the second place, Bangong Lake-Nujiang River Meso-Tethys had been closed at that time, and the magmatism of crustmantle material caused by slab break-off during its southwards subduction also has the features of island arc magma.
(2012) for the basaltic magmatism occurring in an intraplate, compressive regime.
Field observations further indicate that these rocks do not show any influence of arc magmatism. Taken together, these results suggest that these older metagabbros of MORB origin might have formed the basement of a forearc basin in the intra-OIA-BAB system.
High concentrations of Pb are reported for deeper paralic series and low for Upper Silesian sandstone series, which may be attributed to the postgenetic mineralization related to the magmatism.
Gases released as a result of Siberian magmatism could have caused environmental damage.