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Anatomy & Physiology | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781938168130 | Authors: Kelly A. Young, James A. Wise, Peter DeSaix, Dean H. Kruse, & 6 more

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ISBN: 9781938168130

Anatomy & Physiology | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781938168130 | Authors: Kelly A. Young, James A. Wise, Peter DeSaix, Dean H. Kruse, & 6 more

Anatomy & Physiology | 1st Edition - Solutions by Chapter

Anatomy & Physiology was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9781938168130. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters: 28. The full step-by-step solution to problem in Anatomy & Physiology were answered by , our top Science solution expert on 03/05/18, 08:25PM. Since problems from 28 chapters in Anatomy & Physiology have been answered, more than 130449 students have viewed full step-by-step answer. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Anatomy & Physiology, edition: 1.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Adiabatic temperature change

    Cooling or warming of air caused when air is allowed to expand or is compressed, not because heat is added or subtracted.

  • Barchan dune

    A solitary sand dune shaped like a crescent with its tips pointing downward.

  • Chinook

    A wind blowing down the lee-ward side of a mountain and warming by compression.

  • Cinder cone

    A rather small volcano built primarily of pyroclastics ejected from a single vent.

  • Condensation nuclei

    Tiny bits of particulate matter that serve as surfaces on which water vapor condenses.

  • Convergent boundary

    A boundary in which two plates move together, causing one of the slabs of lithosphere to be consumed into the mantle as it descends beneath on an overriding plate.

  • Deep-ocean basin

    The portion of seafloor that lies between the continental margin and the oceanic ridge system. This region comprises almost 30 percent of Earth’s surface.

  • Echo sounder

    An instrument used to determine the depth of water by measuring the time interval between emission of a sound signal and the return of its echo from the bottom.

  • Equinox

    The time when the vertical rays of the Sun are striking the equator. The length of daylight and darkness is equal at all latitudes at equinox.

  • Fault-block mountain

    A mountain formed by the displacement of rock along a fault.

  • Isobar

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

  • Magnetic time scale

    A scale that shows the ages of magnetic reversals and is based on the polarity of lava flows of various ages.

  • Moment magnitude

    A more precise measure of earthquake magnitude than the Richter scale that is derived from the amount of displacement that occurs along a fault zone.

  • Monthly mean temperature

    The mean temperature for a month that is calculated by averaging the daily means.

  • Phytoplankton

    Algal plankton, which are the most important community of primary producers in the ocean.

  • Ridge push

    A mechanism that may contribute to plate motion. It involves the oceanic lithosphere sliding down the oceanic ridge under the pull of gravity.

  • Seismic gap

    A segment of an active fault zone that has not experienced a major earthquake over a span when most other segments have. Such segments are probable sites for future major earthquakes.

  • Slide

    A movement common to mass-wasting processes in which the material moving downslope remains fairly coherent and moves along a well-defined surface.

  • System

    Any size group of interacting parts that form a complex whole.

  • Vapor pressure

    That part of the total atmospheric pressure attributable to water-vapor content.