bioturbed


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bi·o·tur·ba·tion

 (bī′ō-tər-bā′shən)
n.
The stirring or mixing of sediment or soil by organisms, especially by burrowing or boring.

[German : bio-, bio- + Latin turbātiō, turbātiōn-, distrubance (from turbātus, past participle of turbāre, to stir up; see disturb).]

bi′o·turbed′ (-tûrbd′) adj.

bioturbed

(ˈbaɪəʊˌtɜːbd)
adj
stirred by organisms
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The mineral composition of fine fractions of samples KRT 0.9 and 1.7 m was compared with marine bioturbed clay (KRT 1C), which is exposed in the wall of Krtola Cave (Fig.
The trail density locally very high on certain slab surfaces may be completely bioturbed as seen on Lap 177 slab (Fig.