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oxisol

[ok-si-sawl, -sol] /ˈɒk sɪˌsɔl, -ˌsɒl/
noun
1.
a thick, weathered soil of the humid tropics, largely depleted in the minerals that promote fertility, and characteristic of the Amazon and Congo basins.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; ox- + -i- + -sol
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  • On the equivalence of two conceptual models for describing ion exchange during transport through an aggregated oxisol.

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