- 41.3.1: Explain why a proton pump inhibitor, such as the drug Prilosec, rel...
- 41.3.2: Thinking about our nutritional needs and feeding behavior, propose ...
- 41.3.3: If you mixed gastric juice with crushed food in a test tube, what w...
Solutions for Chapter 41.3: Organs specialized for sequential stages of food processing form the mammalian digestive system
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Angle of repose
The steepest angle at which loose material remains stationary without sliding downslope.
A star whose brightness varies periodically because it expands and contracts. A type of pulsating star.
See Glacial drift.
A sedimentary rock formed of material deposited from solution by evaporation of water.
A bent rock layer or series of layers that were originally horizontal and subsequently deformed.
The water portion of our planet; one of the traditional subdivisions of Earth’s physical environment.
A mass of glacial ice covering a high upland or plateau and spreading out radially.
An eclipse of the Moon.
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.
Oceanic ridge system
A continuous elevated zone on the floor of all the major ocean basins and varying in width from 500 to 5,000 kilometers (300–3,000 miles). The rifts at the crests of ridges represent divergent plate boundaries.
A curved lake produced when a stream cuts off a meander.
A basic unit of the geologic calendar that is a subdivision of an era. Periods may be divided into smaller units called epochs.
Ground-up rock produced by the grinding effect of a glacier.
The spinning of a body, such as Earth, about its axis.
Transportation of sediment through a series of leaps or bounces.
A large landmass that contains all, or nearly all, of the existing continents.
A coherent unit of Earth’s rigid outer layer that includes the crust and upper unit.
A well-tested and widely accepted view that explains certain observable facts.
The Japanese word for a seismic sea wave.
The solstice that occurs on December 21–22 in the Northern Hemisphere and on June 21–22 in the Southern Hemisphere.