naturally occurring

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Adj.1.naturally occurring - existing by nature and without artificial aid; "one of the 93 naturally occurring chemical elements"
present - being or existing in a specified place; "the murderer is present in this room"; "present at the wedding"; "present at the creation"
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SPIRULINA This is a naturally occurring algae high in protein which is blueish-green and can be bought in tablet or powder form.
Department of Energys National Nuclear Security Administrations (NNSA) will conduct low-altitude helicopter flights around Philadelphia to measure naturally occurring background radiation in support of the Democratic National Convention.
Rather, food labels are required to bear a Prop 65 warning unless the listed chemical is naturally occurring and it is not technologically feasible to lower the level of the listed chemical.
18 regarding ongoing closure activities at the former Portsmouth town landfill, including a request by the property owner to accept soil contaminated with naturally occurring arsenic.
A variety of naturally occurring methane sources always added a level of uncertainty to these measurements.
The naturally occurring trans fat in fatty beef and full-fat dairy foods is as harmful as the trans fat in partially hydrogenated oils.
1 : a naturally occurring solid substance (as diamond, gold, or quartz) that is not of plant or animal origin
An improved method for the purification of naturally occurring S.
The mystery element is one of a handful of metals that can form a mineral, or a naturally occurring solid with a uniform structure, without combining with other elements.
Potter and his team will use a patented vaccine system that has proven effective when it is necessary to vaccinate against a naturally occurring protein produced by the host organism, as is the case with diseases like BSE in cattle and chronic wasting disease in deer and elk.
This genetic pattern of 146/Kunming/ 04/China implied a novel, naturally occurring recombinant NoV with GII/7 capsid and GII/6 polymerase.
LANCASTER - Facing stiffer federal restrictions on a naturally occurring toxin, Los Angeles County will spend more than $525,000 modifying five Lancaster-area water wells to reduce their intake of arsenic.