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Oxisol, Oxisols
1. Intensely weathered soils of tropical and subtropical environments or intertropical regions of the world.

Most nutrients in Oxisol ecosystems are contained in the vegetation and decomposing plant material which are divided into five suborders: Aquox, Torrox, Ustox, Perox, and Udox that are defined in this unit.

2. From the U.S. Soil Taxonomy soil-order classification system.
3. Etymology: from French oxi, "oxide".
This entry is located in the following unit: sol-, -sol + (page 5)