- 12.1.1: In your own words, define the following symbols used in a pedigree:...
- 12.1.2: Describe one genetic disorder that is inherited as a recessive trait.
- 12.1.3: How are the cause and onset of symptoms of Huntingtons disease diff...
- 12.1.4: Describe one trait that is inherited as a dominant allele. If you c...
- 12.1.5: Suppose that a child with free-hanging earlobes has a mother with a...
- 12.1.6: Interpret Scientific Illustrations Make and interpret a pedigree fo...
Solutions for Chapter 12.1: Mendelian Inheritance of Human Traits
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Seismic waves that travel through Earth’s interior.
A sedimentary rock made of broken fragments of preexisting rock.
Daily temperature range
The difference between the maximum and minimum temperatures for a day.
The removal of salts and other chemicals from seawater.
A type of movement common to mass-wasting processes that refers to the free falling of detached individual pieces of any size.
A dense, dark nebula thought to be the birthplace of stars.
Any form of artificial structure built to protect a coast or to prevent the movement of sand along a beach. Examples include groins, jetties, breakwaters, and seawalls.
Negative feedback mechanism
A feedback mechanism that tends to maintain a system as it is—that is, maintain the status quo.
A layer beneath the mantle about 2,200 kilometers (1,364 miles) thick that has the properties of a liquid.
Those pollutants emitted directly from identifiable sources.
A chain of thermonuclear reactions by which nuclei of hydrogen are built up into nuclei of helium.
The maximum quantity of water vapor that the air can hold at any given temperature and pressure.
An isolated volcanic peak that rises at least 1,000 meters (3,000 feet) above the deepocean floor.
A tabular igneous body that was intruded parallel to the layering of preexisting rock.
The condition of being more highly concentrated than is normally possible under given temperature and pressure conditions. When describing humidity, it refers to a relative humidity that is greater than 100 percent.
Gaseous components of magma dissolved in the melt. Volatiles will readily vaporize (form a gas) at surface pressures.
The upper level of the saturated zone of groundwater.
adiabatic rate The rate of adiabatic temperature change in saturated air. The rate of temperature change is variable, but it is always less than the dry adiabatic rate.