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Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology 11th Edition - Solutions by Chapter

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ISBN: 9780321919007

Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology | 11th Edition - Solutions by Chapter

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Air-mass weather

    The conditions experienced in an area as an air mass passes over it. Because air masses are large and fairly homogenous, airmass weather will be fairly constant and may last for several days.

  • Banded iron formations

    A finely layered iron and silica-rich (chert) layer deposited mainly during the Precambrian.

  • Deep-sea fan

    A cone-shaped deposit at the base of the continental slope. The sediment is transported to the fan by turbidity currents that follow submarine canyons.

  • Diurnal tidal pattern

    A tidal pattern exhibiting one high tide and one low tide during a tidal day; a daily tide.

  • Eclipse

    The cutting-off of the light of one celestial body by another passing in front of it.

  • Epicenter

    The location on Earth’s surface that lies directly above the focus of an earthquake.

  • Extrusive

    Igneous activity that occurs outside the crust.

  • Foreshore

    That portion of the shore lying between the normal high and low water marks; the intertidal zone.

  • Inertia

    A property of matter that resists a change in its motion.

  • Intertidal zone

    The area where land and sea meet and overlap; the zone between high and low tides.

  • Lunar regolith

    A thin, gray layer on the surface of the Moon, consisting of loosely compacted, fragmented material believed to have been formed by repeated meteoritic impacts.

  • Pangaea

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

  • Paradigm

    A theory that is held with a very high degree of confidence and is comprehensive in scope.

  • Period

    A basic unit of the geologic calendar that is a subdivision of an era. Periods may be divided into smaller units called epochs.

  • Proterozoic eon

    The eon following the Archean and preceding the Phanerozoic. It extends between about 2,500 million (2.5 billion) and 540 million years ago.

  • Sea stack

    An isolated mass of rock standing just offshore, produced by wave erosion of a headland.

  • Solifluction

    Slow, downslope flow of water-saturated materials common to permafrost areas.

  • Stalagmite

    The columnlike form that grows upward from the floor of a cavern.

  • Star dune

    Isolated hill of sand that exhibits a complex form and develops where wind directions are variable.

  • Tornado warning

    A warning issued when a tornado has actually been sighted in an area or is indicated by radar.

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