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ISBN: 9780073378152

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

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Arid

    See Desert.

  • Atoll

    A continuous or broken ring of coral reef surrounding a central lagoon.

  • Composite cone

    A volcano composed of both lava flows and pyroclastic material.

  • Cyclone

    A low-pressure center characterized by a counterclockwise flow of air in the Northern Hemisphere.

  • Differential weathering

    The variation in the rate and degree of weathering caused by such factors as mineral makeup, degree of jointing, and climate.

  • Flood basalts

    Flows of basaltic lava that issue from numerous cracks or fissures and commonly cover extensive areas to thicknesses of hundreds of meters.

  • High

    A center of high pressure characterized by anticyclonic winds.

  • Hydrosphere

    The water portion of our planet; one of the traditional subdivisions of Earth’s physical environment.

  • Marine west coast climate

    A climate found on windward coasts from latitudes 40–65 degrees and dominated by maritime air masses. Winters are mild and summers are cool

  • Neutron star

    A star of extremely high density composed entirely of neutrons.

  • Nonrenewable resource

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

  • Nova

    A star that explosively increases in brightness.

  • Placer

    Deposit formed when heavy minerals are mechanically concentrated by currents, most commonly streams and waves. Placers are sources of gold, tin, platinum, diamonds, and other valuable minerals.

  • Planetesimal

    A solid celestial body that accumulated during the first stages of planetary formation. Planetesimals aggregated into increasingly larger bodies, ultimately forming the planets.

  • Pyroclastic

    An igneous rock texture resulting from the consolidation of individual rock fragments that are ejected during a violent eruption.

  • Spring equinox

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

  • Thermal metamorphism

    See Contact metamorphism.

  • Tropopause

    The boundary between the troposphere and the stratosphere.

  • Valley breeze

    The daily upslope winds commonly encountered in a mountain valley.

  • Wind

    Air flowing horizontally with respect to Earth’s surface.

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