subsidence


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sub·si·dence

(sŭb-sī'dĕns),
Sinking or settling in bone, as of a prosthetic component of a total joint implant.

sub·si·dence

(sŭb'si-dĕns)
Sinking or settling in bone, as of a prosthetic component of a total joint implant.

subsidence

(sŭb-sīd′ĕns) [L. subsidere, to sink down]
The gradual disappearance of symptoms or manifestations of a disease.

Patient discussion about subsidence

Q. when dirarear subsides what can i eat,its been 14 hrs since last visit to toilet

A. try dry toast.

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Tim Marples, head of public safety and subsidence at the Coal Authority, said he is confident the root cause of the problem has been identified and that work to implement a permanent solution will start early next year.
The new USGS viewer shows how water levels have changed over time and how groundwater demands have affected land subsidence in the region.
Azimi said, "The land in the area saw several meters of subsidence during the earthquake and are at risk of further subsidence due to the soft texture of the clay soil in the region.
This process of sagging continues towards to Earth's surface and results in ground subsidence.
If you think your home is suffering from subsidence, tell your buildings insurer, as they should get an expert to check it out.
They said the subsidence was the natural effect of the weakening of the ground due to a combination of factors such as the presence of numerous built-up structures by the residents which exerted pressure on the unstable ground and the pre-existing geohazard condition of the site.
Roughly half a billion people live in delta regions threatened by subsidence, and concerns for their well-being are mounting.
Werner said subsidence was a general, rather than a specific, risk of groundwater depletion, depending on soil types.
The subsidence phenomenon is one of the geomorphology phenomenon on which a part of the earth's crust is sinking and it has been taken into consideration of the domestic and foreign researchers.
If this rich seam is their target, then their proposal to explore in the area stated would suggest that they believe that subsidence is a great threat.
It's an upfront and personal issue when you're on the coast and you see land loss," said Mike Turco, who heads the subsidence districts responsible for addressing the problem in Harris, Galveston and Fort Bend counties.