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detritus

 [de-tri´tus]
particulate matter produced by or remaining after the wearing away or disintegration of a substance or tissue.

de·tri·tus

(dē-trī'tŭs), Avoid the mispronunciation det'ritus.
Any broken-down material, carious or gangrenous matter, gravel, etc.
[L. (see detrition)]

detritus

/de·tri·tus/ (de-tri´tus) particulate matter produced by or remaining after the wearing away or disintegration of a substance or tissue.

de·tri·tus

(dĕ-trī'tŭs)
Any broken-down material, carious or gangrenous matter, or gravel.

detritus

any organic debris.

de·tri·tus

(dĕ-trī'tŭs)
Any broken-down material, carious or gangrenous matter, or gravel.

detritus (det´ritus),

n the fragments or scraps that cling to teeth, gingival tissues or other oral surfaces.

detritus

particulate matter produced by or remaining after the wearing away or disintegration of a substance or tissue.

detritus cysts
occur in arthritis where there is hemorrhage and necrotic bone.
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This interpretation is supported by the presence of siliceous veins proceeding from the underlying detrital sediments, which often penetrate the limestone blocks.
spiders, carabids and staphylinids, as biological control measures in agroecosystems due to their ability to significantly affect the population dynamics of plant and detrital feeding invertebrates.
Differences in spider numbers between islands in the Gulf of California can be attributed to differing rates of detrital input from the marine environment (Polis and Hurd 1995, 1996, Polis et al.
The authors who globally tried to express the modes of erosion and transportation of the detrital material of the Earth concordantly stress the importance of aquatic environment, the leading role of rivers, and transportation in suspension.
Based on detrital zircon age populations, the Connecticut Valley-Gaspe basin in northwestern Maine and the Gaspe Peninsula of Quebec received sediment from both northwestern and southeastern sources (McWilliams et al.
Sandstone detrital modes in the Makran accretionary wedge, southwest Pakistan: Implications for tectonic setting and long-distance turbidite transportation.
These relatively higher susceptibilities are mostly carried by secondary Fe-Ti oxides (within the Saka Member), goethite ooids (Kandle Formation) and ferrous dolomite (Pae Member), whereas paramagnetic minerals and rare ferromagnetic detrital grains are responsible for the higher susceptibilities throughout the rest of the studied sequence.
Gradual increase in IS and smectite toward Upper Cretaceous can indicate to the presence of prevailing conditions for detrital origin and absence of deep burial diagenesis in the KD basin.
These results evidence that the influence of inherited zircons is stronger in the trondhjemitic plutons since, for instance, the age of 517 Ma obtained for the Cachi trondhjemite is closer to published ages of detrital zircons from the Puncoviscana Formation than to the crystallization of the plutons.
Based on the composition of the detrital constituents in the Siwalik Group sandstones, this study is aimed to reconstruct the sediment provenance as well as to understand the tectonic evolution and climatic setting during the deposition of the Group.