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stratigraphy

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noun stra·tig·ra·phy \strə-ˈti-grə-fē\

Definition of stratigraphy

  1. 1 :  geology that deals with the origin, composition, distribution, and succession of strata

  2. 2 :  the arrangement of strata



Origin and Etymology of stratigraphy

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1865


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stratigraphy

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noun stra·tig·ra·phy \strə-ˈtig-rə-fē\

Medical Definition of stratigraphy

plural

stratigraphies




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