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Solutions for Chapter 28: Nervous Systems

Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections | 7th Edition | ISBN: 9780321696816 | Authors: Jane B. Reece, Martha R. Taylor, Eric J. Simon, Jean L. Dickey

Full solutions for Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections | 7th Edition

ISBN: 9780321696816

Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections | 7th Edition | ISBN: 9780321696816 | Authors: Jane B. Reece, Martha R. Taylor, Eric J. Simon, Jean L. Dickey

Solutions for Chapter 28: Nervous Systems

Solutions for Chapter 28
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Textbook: Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections
Edition: 7
Author: Jane B. Reece, Martha R. Taylor, Eric J. Simon, Jean L. Dickey
ISBN: 9780321696816

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    The wet, sloping surface that extends from the berm to the shoreline.

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    Sedimentary rock consisting of material that was precipitated from water by either inorganic or organic means.

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  • Dry-summer subtropical climate

    A climate located on the west sides of continents between latitudes 30° and 45°. It is the only humid climate with a strong winter precipitation maximum.

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    A unit of the geologic calendar that is a subdivision of a period.

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    A type of movement common to mass-wasting processes that refers to the free falling of detached individual pieces of any size.

  • Fold

    A bent rock layer or series of layers that were originally horizontal and subsequently deformed.

  • Geothermal gradient

    The gradual increase in temperature with depth in the crust. The average is 30° C per kilometer in the upper crust.

  • Infiltration

    The movement of surface water into rock or soil through cracks and pore spaces.

  • Iron meteorite

    One of the three main categories of meteorites. This group is composed largely of iron with varying amounts of nickel (5–20 percent). Most meteorite finds are irons.

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  • Magnetic reversal

    A change in Earth’s magnetic field from normal to reverse or vice versa.

  • Mean solar day

    The average time between two passages of the Sun across the local celestial meridian.

  • Pangaea

    The proposed supercontinent that 200 million years ago began to break apart and form the present landmasses.

  • Phytoplankton

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

  • Rift zone

    A region of Earth’s crust along which divergence is taking place.

  • Shelf break

    The point where a rapid steepening of the gradient occurs, marking the outer edge of the continental shelf and the beginning of the continental slope.

  • Sill

    A tabular igneous body that was intruded parallel to the layering of preexisting rock.

  • Spit

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