- 45.3.1: If a hormone pathway produces a transient response to a stimulus, h...
- 45.3.2: How would a decrease in the number of corticosteroid receptors in t...
- 45.3.3: Suppose you receive an injection of cortisone, a glucocorticoid, in...
Solutions for Chapter 45.3: Endocrine glands respond to diverse stimuli in regulating homeostasis, development, and behavior
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Astronomical unit (AU)
Average distance from Earth to the Sun; or
The property of a lens whereby light of different colors is focused at different places.
A sedimentary rock composed of rounded, gravel-size particles.
The area of active erosion on the outside of a meander.
Melting that occurs as rock ascends due to a drop in confining pressure.
A type of movement common to masswasting processes in which water-saturated material moves downslope as a viscous fluid.
The change of state from a liquid to a solid.
A phenomenon, sometimes associated with earthquakes, in which soils and other unconsolidated materials containing abundant water are turned into a fluid-like mass that is not capable of supporting buildings.
A cloud that forms below a height of 2,000 meters.
Marine west coast climate
A climate found on windward coasts from latitudes 40–65 degrees and dominated by maritime air masses. Winters are mild and summers are cool
The luminous phenomenon observed when a meteoroid enters Earth’s atmosphere and burns up; popularly called a “shooting star.”
The zone of beach that extends from the low-tide shoreline seaward to where waves break at low tide.
A layer beneath the mantle about 2,200 kilometers (1,364 miles) thick that has the properties of a liquid.
An epoch of the Quaternary period beginning about 1.8 million years ago and ending about 10,000 years ago. Best known as a time of extensive continental glaciation.
The proportion of dissolved salts to pure water, usually expressed in parts per thousand (%).
A local wind blowing from the sea during the afternoon in coastal areas.
The cloud of interstellar gas and/or dust from which the bodies of our solar system formed.
Any weathering process that tends to produce a spherical shape from an initially blocky shape.
Temporary (local) base level
The level of a lake, resistant rock layer, or any other base level that stands above sea level.
An instrument used to determine wind direction.