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 (sĕd′ə-mən-tŏl′ə-jē, -mĕn-)
The science that deals with the description, classification, and origin of sedimentary rock.

sed′i·men′to·log′ic (-mĕn′tl-ŏj′ĭk), sed′i·men′to·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
sed′i·men·tol′o·gist n.


(Geological Science) the branch of geology concerned with sedimentary rocks and deposits
ˌsedimenˈtologist n


(ˌsɛd ə mənˈtɒl ə dʒi)

the study of sedimentary rocks.
sed`i•men`to•log′ic (-ˌmɛn tlˈɒdʒ ɪk) sed`i•men`to•log′i•cal, adj.
sed`i•men•tol′o•gist, n.
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Behe, Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University, Pennsylvania; Guy Berthault, Sedimentologist, State University of Colorado; William Dembski, Mathematician, Professor and Senior Fallow with the Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture, Seattle; and Phillip E.