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

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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
  • Absolute humidity

    The weight of water vapor in a given volume of air (usually expressed in GRAMS/M3).

  • Albedo

    The reflectivity of a substance, usually expressed as a percentage of the incident radiation reflected.

  • Aphotic zone

    That portion of the ocean where there is no sunlight.

  • Basalt

    A fine-grained igneous rock of mafic composition.

  • Breakwater

    A structure protecting a nearshore area from breaking waves.

  • Chemical compound

    A substance formed by the chemical combination of two or more elements in definite proportions and usually having properties different from those of its constituent elements.

  • Coarse-grained texture

    An igneous rock texture in which the crystals are roughly equal in size and large enough so that individual minerals can be identified with the unaided eye.

  • Coast

    A strip of land that extends inland from the coastline as far as ocean-related features can be found.

  • Eruption column

    Buoyant plumes of hot, ashladen gases that can extend thousands of meters into the atmosphere.

  • Geothermal gradient

    The gradual increase in temperature with depth in the crust. The average is 30° C per kilometer in the upper crust.

  • Luster

    The appearance or quality of light reflected from the surface of a mineral.

  • Mineralogy

    The study of minerals.

  • Polar (P) air mass

    A cold air mass that forms in a high-latitude source region. Polar easterlies In the global pattern of prevailing winds, winds that blow from the polar high toward the subpolar low. These winds, however, should not be thought of as persistent winds, such as the trade winds.

  • Ptolemaic system

    An Earth-centered system of the universe.

  • Richter scale

    A scale of earthquake magnitude based on the motion of a seismograph.

  • Sidereal month

    A time period based on the revolution of the Moon around Earth with respect to the stars.

  • Slump

    The downward slipping of a mass of rock or unconsolidated material moving as a unit along a curved surface.

  • Soil taxonomy

    A soil classification system consisting of six hierarchical categories based on observable soil characteristics. The system recognizes 12 soil orders.

  • Submergent coast

    A coast with a form that is largely the result of the partial drowning of a former land surface either because of a rise of sea level or subsidence of the crust or both.

  • Wind vane

    An instrument used to determine wind direction.