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Solutions for Chapter 6: Considering Your Reproductive Choices

Full solutions for Health: The Basics | 10th Edition

ISBN: 9780321774347

Solutions for Chapter 6: Considering Your Reproductive Choices

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Adiabatic temperature change

    Cooling or warming of air caused when air is allowed to expand or is compressed, not because heat is added or subtracted.

  • Air mass

    A large body of air that is characterized by a sameness of temperature and humidity.

  • Alluvium

    Unconsolidated sediment deposited by a stream.

  • Columnar joints

    A pattern of cracks that form during cooling of molten rock to generate columns that are generally six-sided.

  • Crystal form

    See Habit.

  • Dark matter

    Undetected matter that is thought to exist in great quantities in the universe.

  • Estuary

    A partially enclosed coastal water body that is connected to the ocean. Salinity here is measurably reduced by the freshwater flow of rivers

  • Flow

    A type of movement common to masswasting processes in which water-saturated material moves downslope as a viscous fluid.

  • Kuiper belt

    A region outside the orbit of Neptune where most short-period comets are thought to originate.

  • Longshore current

    A nearshore current that flows parallel to the shore.

  • Mercalli intensity scale

    See Modified Mercalli intensity scale.

  • Mesozoic era

    A span on the geologic time scale between the Paleozoic and Cenozoic eras from about 248 million to 65 million years ago.

  • Nearshore zone

    The zone of beach that extends from the low-tide shoreline seaward to where waves break at low tide.

  • Orbit

    The path of a body in revolution around a center of mass.

  • Parsec

    The distance at which an object would have a parallax angle of 1 second of arc (3.26 lightyears).

  • Seismic waves

    A rapidly moving ocean wave generated by earthquake activity capable of inflicting heavy damage in coastal regions.

  • Terrestrial planets

    Any of the Earth-like planets, including Mercury, Venus, Mars, and Earth.

  • Tundra climate

    Found almost exclusively in the Northern Hemisphere or at high altitudes in many mountainous regions. A treeless climatic realm of sedges, grasses, mosses, and lichens that is dominated by a long, bitterly cold winter.

  • Weathering

    The disintegration and decomposition of rock at or near Earth’s surface.

  • White dwarf

    A star that has exhausted most or all of its nuclear fuel and has collapsed to a very small size; believed to be near its final stage of evolution.

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