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Health: The Basics 10th Edition - Solutions by Chapter

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ISBN: 9780321774347

Health: The Basics | 10th Edition - Solutions by Chapter

This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters: 17. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Health: The Basics, edition: 10. Health: The Basics was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321774347. Since problems from 17 chapters in Health: The Basics have been answered, more than 515 students have viewed full step-by-step answer. The full step-by-step solution to problem in Health: The Basics were answered by , our top Science solution expert on 03/14/18, 05:34PM.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Carbonate group

    Mineral group whose members contain the carbonate ion and one or more kinds of positive ions. Calcite is a common example.

  • Density

    Mass per unit volume of a substance, usually expressed as grams per cubic centimeter

  • Emission nebula

    A gaseous nebula that derives its visible light from the fluorescence of ultraviolet light from a star in or near the nebula.

  • Energy levels

    Spherically shaped, negatively charged zones that surround the nucleus of an atom.

  • Environment

    Everything that surrounds and influences an organism.

  • Eye wall

    The doughnut-shaped area of intense cumulonimbus development and very strong winds that surrounds the eye of a hurricane.

  • Half-life

    The time required for one-half of the atoms of a radioactive substance to decay.

  • Kame

    A steep-sided hill composed of sand and gravel originating when sediment is collected in openings in stagnant glacial ice.

  • Lunar breccia

    A lunar rock formed when angular fragments and dust are welded together by the heat generated by the impact of a meteoroid.

  • Mesocyclone

    An intense, rotating wind system in the lower part of a thunderstorm that precedes tornado development.

  • Natural leeves

    The elevated landforms that parallel some streams and act to confine their waters, except during floodstage.

  • Parallax

    The apparent shift of an object when viewed from two different locations.

  • Pleistocene epoch

    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.

  • Pluvial lake

    A lake formed during a period of increased rainfall. During the Pleistocene epoch this occurred in some nonglaciated regions during periods of ice advance elsewhere.

  • Saltation

    Transportation of sediment through a series of leaps or bounces.

  • Solar winds

    Subatomic particles ejected at high speed from the solar corona.

  • Tidal current

    The alternating horizontal movement of water associated with the rise and fall of the tide.

  • Upwelling

    The rising of cold water from deeper layers to replace warmer surface water that has been moved away.

  • Viscosity

    A measure of a fluid’s resistance to flow.

  • Visible light

    Radiation with a wavelength from 0.4 to 0.7 micrometer.

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