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Synonyms for marker

some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something

a writing implement for making a mark

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Human fecal markers were detected in groundwater at multiple piezometers at site 1.
Following the suggestion by Grace and Body (1981) that naturally occurring long-chain fatty acids in herbage might be used as indigestible fecal markers, the work of Mayes et al.
They wanted to test for the presence of Human, Dog, and Bird fecal markers in the water as all three hosts were consistently documented to frequent the areas.
Fecal markers are appealing indicators of intestinal inflammation since they originate from the intestinal mucosa and their presence in the stool is related to their level in the intestinal lumen.
With the test's increased accuracy, watershed managers will have more confidence that the fecal markers found in their water samples came from canine waste.