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Solutions for Chapter 11: Blood

Full solutions for Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology | 11th Edition

ISBN: 9780321919007

Solutions for Chapter 11: Blood

Solutions for Chapter 11
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Textbook: Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology
Edition: 11
Author: Elaine N. Marieb
ISBN: 9780321919007

This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, edition: 11. Chapter 11: Blood includes 71 full step-by-step solutions. Since 71 problems in chapter 11: Blood have been answered, more than 6677 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321919007.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Anticyclone

    A high-pressure center characterized by a clockwise flow of air in the Northern Hemisphere.

  • Cirque

    An amphitheater-shaped basin at the head of a glaciated valley produced by frost wedging and plucking.

  • Degenerate matter

    Extremely dense solar material caused by electrons being displaced inward toward an atom’s nucleus.

  • Desert

    One of the two types of dry climate; the driest of the dry climates.

  • Discordant

    A term used to describe plutons that cut across existing rock structures, such as bedding planes.

  • Disseminated deposit

    Any economic mineral deposit in which the desired mineral occurs as scattered particles in the rock but in sufficient quantity to make the deposit an ore.

  • Eye

    A zone of scattered clouds and calm averaging about 20 kilometers in diameter at the center of a hurricane.

  • Fissure eruption

    An eruption in which lava is extruded from narrow fractures or cracks in the crust.

  • Front

    The boundary between two adjoining air masses having contrasting characteristics.

  • Geosphere

    The solid Earth, the largest of Earth’s four major spheres.

  • Hygrometer

    An instrument designed to measure relative humidity.

  • Intermediate composition

    The composition of igneous rocks lying between felsic and mafic.

  • Local group

    The cluster of 20 or so galaxies to which our galaxy belongs.

  • Nova

    A star that explosively increases in brightness.

  • Original horizontality

    Layers of sediments are generally deposited in a horizontal or nearly horizontal position.

  • Perched water table

    A localized zone of saturation above the main water table created by an impermeable layer (aquiclude).

  • Polar front

    The stormy frontal zone separating air masses of polar origin from air masses of tropical origin.

  • Radioactive decay

    The spontaneous decay of certain unstable atomic nuclei.

  • Supercooled

    The condition of water droplets that remain in the liquid state at temperatures well below 0° C.

  • Volcanic neck

    An isolated, steep-sided, erosional remnant consisting of lava that once occupied the vent of a volcano.

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