di|a|gen|e|sis

di|a|gen|e|sis
di|a|gen|e|sis «DY uh JEHN uh sihs», noun.
1. Geology. the modification taking place in a sediment from the time of its deposition to the time when it undergoes metamorphism.
2. any chemical dissolution or recombination of elements.
[< dia- + genesis]

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