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deposition

Medical malpractice A testimony obtained under oath from a witness or expert outside of court, which can be subsequently used in a criminal or civil action Metabolic diseases The accumulation of crystallizable or nonmetabolizable material in certain organs

dep·o·si·tion

(dep'ŏ-zish'ŭn)
A sworn pretrial testimony given by a witness in response to oral and written questions and cross examination. The deposition is transcribed and may be used for further pretrial investigation. It may also be presented at the trial if the witness cannot be present; often used in the case of workers' compensation adjudication.

dep·o·si·tion

(dep'ŏ-zish'ŭn)
A sworn pretrial testimony given by a witness in response to oral and written questions and cross examination.
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Cretaceous planktonic foraminifers and depositional environments from the Ontong Java Plateau with emphasis on Sites 803 and 807.
Organic geochemistry and elements distribution in Dahuangshan oil shale, southern Junggar Basin: Origin of organic matter and depositional environment.
These results indicate that there were at least two separate phases of use at the depositional site--one from around the first centuries around the turn of common era, the other from around mid-1st millennium AD.
Depositional environments of the Bara Formation from Lakhra areas Sindh, Pakistan.
In this study, the first method, or "Embebed markov Chain analysis," was chosen because it emphasizes changes and focuses on depositional processes.
SOC depth distribution in the profile exhibited a decreasing pattern from the surface to the parent material horizon (if any), in both erosional and depositional areas of cultivated land, as well as uncultivated land.
Based on biogenic and abiogenic components and texture, there are 12 microfacies in the carbonate facies, those are grouped into three depositional environments corresponding to the inner, middle and outer shelf.
The sorting of grains of the Bara formation sediments, from the Lakhra sections further indicated heterogeneity of the sediments and the depositional environments.
Elaboration of the map without accumulated layer in depositional soils was the first step in reconstruction of the past topography.
The assessment was based on the postulated presence and viability of petroleum-system elements including petroleum source rocks (quality, sourcerock maturation, generation, and migration), reservoir rocks (depositional environments, sequence stratigraphy, and petrophysical properties), traps (type and formation), and timing considerations.