sedimentation test n.
A radiographic procedure for viewing the stomach, in which a mixture of a contrast salt, such as barium or bismuth, and water is used to coat the stomach wall, thus allowing visualization of the shape and movement of the organ as well as lesions on the anterior or posterior wall.
sedimentator sed·i·men·ta·tor (sěd’ə-mən-tā’tər) n. A centrifuge.
noun 1. the matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid; lees; dregs. 2. Geology. mineral or organic matter deposited by water, air, or ice. verb (used with object) 3. to deposit as sediment. verb (used without object) 4. to form or deposit sediment. noun 1. matter that settles to the bottom of a […]
[sed-uh-muh n-tol-uh-jee] /ˌsɛd ə mənˈtɒl ə dʒi/ noun, Geology. 1. the study of sedimentary rocks. sedimentology /ˌsɛdɪmɛnˈtɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of geology concerned with sedimentary rocks and deposits sedimentology (sěd’ə-mən-tŏl’ə-jē) The science that deals with the description, classification, and origin of sedimentary rock.
sedimentometer sed·i·men·tom·e·ter (sěd’ə-mən-tŏm’ĭ-tər) n. A photographic apparatus for the automatic recording of the blood sedimentation rate.