Definition of cryoturbation in English:

cryoturbation

noun

Geomorphology
  • Physical disturbance of the soil by the action of frost on water in the soil; an instance of such disturbance.

Origin

1940s. From French cryoturbation from cryo- + classical Latin turbātion-, turbātiō.

Pronunciation

cryoturbation

/ˌkrʌɪə(ʊ)təːˈbeɪʃn/