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Solutions for Chapter 48: Biology

Campbell Biology | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9780321558237 | Authors: Jane B. Reece, Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Robert B. Jackson

Full solutions for Campbell Biology | 9th Edition

ISBN: 9780321558237

Campbell Biology | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9780321558237 | Authors: Jane B. Reece, Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Robert B. Jackson

Solutions for Chapter 48: Biology

Solutions for Chapter 48
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Textbook: Campbell Biology
Edition: 9
Author: Jane B. Reece, Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Robert B. Jackson
ISBN: 9780321558237

This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Chapter 48: Biology includes 28 full step-by-step solutions. Campbell Biology was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321558237. Since 28 problems in chapter 48: Biology have been answered, more than 26663 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Campbell Biology, edition: 9.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Anemometer

    An instrument used to determine wind speed.

  • Arid

    See Desert.

  • Brittle deformation

    Deformation that involves the fracturing of rock. Associated with rocks near the surface.

  • Chromosphere

    The first layer of the solar atmosphere found directly above the photosphere.

  • Coma

    The fuzzy, gaseous component of a comet’s head.

  • Cross-bedding

    Structure in which relatively thin layers are inclined at an angle to the main bedding. Formed by currents of wind or water.

  • Emission spectrum

    See Bright-line spectrum

  • Euphotic zone

    The portion of the photic zone near the surface where light is bright enough for photosynthesis to occur.

  • Hail

    Nearly spherical ice pellets having concentric layers and formed by the successive freezing of layers of water.

  • Humidity

    A general term referring to water vapor in the air but not to liquid droplets of fog, cloud, or rain.

  • Ionic bond

    A chemical bond between two oppositely charged ions formed by the transfer of valence electrons from one atom to the other.

  • Isobar

    A line drawn on a map connecting points of equal atmospheric pressure, usually corrected to sea level.

  • Nonfoliated texture

    Metamorphic rocks that do not exhibit foliation.

  • Oceanography

    The scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena.

  • Orogenesis

    The processes that collectively result in the formation of mountains.

  • Perched water table

    A localized zone of saturation above the main water table created by an impermeable layer (aquiclude).

  • Small solar system bodies

    Solar system objects not classified as planets or moons that include dwarf planets, asteroids, comets, and meteoroids.

  • Tornado warning

    A warning issued when a tornado has actually been sighted in an area or is indicated by radar.

  • Turbulent flow

    The movement of water in an erratic fashion, often characterized by swirling, whirlpool-like eddies. Most streamflow is of this type.

  • Valley glacier

    See Alpine glacier.

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