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Solutions for Chapter 10: Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Full solutions for Health: The Basics | 10th Edition

ISBN: 9780321774347

Solutions for Chapter 10: Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight

This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Health: The Basics, edition: 10. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Since 10 problems in chapter 10: Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight have been answered, more than 1810 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. Health: The Basics was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321774347. Chapter 10: Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight includes 10 full step-by-step solutions.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Anemometer

    An instrument used to determine wind speed.

  • Autumnal equinox

    The equinox that occurs on September 21–23 in the Northern Hemisphere and on March 21–22 in the Southern Hemisphere.

  • Climatology

    The scientific study of climate.

  • Craton

    That part of the continental crust that has attained stability; that is, it has not been affected by significant tectonic activity during the Phanerozoic eon. It consists of the shield and stable platform.

  • Doppler radar

    In addition to the tasks performed by conventional radar, this new generation of weather radar can detect motion directly and hence greatly improve tornado and severe storm warnings.

  • Dune

    A hill or ridge of wind-deposited sand.

  • Earthflow

    The downslope movement of watersaturated, clay-rich sediment. Most characteristic of humid regions.

  • Fissure

    A crack in rock along which there is a distinct separation.

  • Fluorescence

    The absorption of ultraviolet light, which is reemitted as visible light.

  • Fossil succession

    Fossil organisms that succeed one another in a definite and determinable order, and any time period can be recognized by its fossil content.

  • Irregular galaxy

    A galaxy that lacks symmetry.

  • Lake-effect snow

    Snow showers associated with a cP air mass to which moisture and heat are added from below as the air mass traverses a large and relatively warm lake (such as one of the Great Lakes), rendering the air mass humid and unstable.

  • Maria

    The Latin name for the smooth areas of the Moon formerly thought to be seas.

  • Nonrenewable resource

    Resource that forms or accumulates over such long time spans that it must be considered as fixed in total quantity.

  • Oort cloud

    A spherical shell composed of comets that orbit the Sun at distances generally greater than 10,000 times the Earth–Sun distance.

  • Pegmatite

    A very coarse-grained igneous rock (typically granite) commonly found as a dike associated with a large mass of plutonic rock that has smaller crystals. Crystallization in a waterrich environment is believed to be responsible for the very large crystals.

  • Spiral galaxy

    A flattened, rotating galaxy with pinwheel-like arms of interstellar material and young stars winding out from its nucleus.

  • Syncline

    A linear downfold in sedimentary strata; the opposite of anticline.

  • Valley breeze

    The daily upslope winds commonly encountered in a mountain valley.

  • Visible light

    Radiation with a wavelength from 0.4 to 0.7 micrometer.

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