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Solutions for Chapter 12.2: When Heredity Follows Different Rules

Biology: The Dynamics of Life | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780078299001 | Authors: Alton Biggs, Whitney Crispen Hagins, Chris Kapicka, Linda Lundgren

Full solutions for Biology: The Dynamics of Life | 1st Edition

ISBN: 9780078299001

Biology: The Dynamics of Life | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780078299001 | Authors: Alton Biggs, Whitney Crispen Hagins, Chris Kapicka, Linda Lundgren

Solutions for Chapter 12.2: When Heredity Follows Different Rules

Since 6 problems in chapter 12.2: When Heredity Follows Different Rules have been answered, more than 21035 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. Biology: The Dynamics of Life was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780078299001. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Biology: The Dynamics of Life, edition: 1. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Chapter 12.2: When Heredity Follows Different Rules includes 6 full step-by-step solutions.

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    A glacier confined to a mountain valley, which in most instances had previously been a stream valley.

  • Altitude (of the Sun)

    The angle of the Sun above the horizon.

  • Baymouth bar

    A sandbar that completely crosses a bay, sealing it off from the open ocean.

  • Bituminous

    The most common form of coal, often called soft, black coal.

  • Cirrus

    One of three basic cloud forms; also one of the three high cloud types. They are thin, delicate ice-crystal clouds often appearing as veil-like patches or thin, wispy fibers.

  • Continental drift

    A theory that originally proposed that the continents are rafted about. It has essentially been replaced by the plate tectonics theory.

  • Disseminated deposit

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  • Geothermal gradient

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  • Gondwanaland

    The southern portion of Pangaea consisting of South America, Africa, Australia, India, and Antarctica.

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

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  • Mid-ocean ridge

    See Oceanic ridge system.

  • Ore

    Usually a useful metallic mineral that can be mined at a profit. The term is also applied to certain nonmetallic minerals such as fluorite and sulfur.

  • Outwash plain

    A relatively flat, gently sloping plain consisting of materials deposited by meltwater streams in front of the margin of an ice sheet.

  • Sidereal day

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  • Spring tide

    Highest tidal range that occurs near the times of the new and full moons.

  • Trade winds

    Two belts of winds that blow almost constantly from easterly directions and are located on the equatorward sides of the subtropical highs.

  • White frost

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    The solstice that occurs on December 21–22 in the Northern Hemisphere and on June 21–22 in the Southern Hemisphere.

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