- 7.1: Match the bones in column B with their description in column A. (No...
- 7.2: Match the key terms with the bone descriptions that follow. Key: (a...
- 7.3: Use key choices to identify the bone descriptions that follow. Key:...
- 7.4: Name the cranial and facial bones and compare and contrast the func...
- 7.5: How do the relative proportions of the cranium and face of a fetus ...
- 7.6: Name and diagram the normal vertebral curvatures. Which are primary...
- 7.7: List at least two specific anatomical characteristics each for typi...
- 7.8: What is the function of the intervertebral discs?
- 7.9: Distinguish between the anulus fibrosus and nucleus pulposus region...
- 7.10: What is a true rib? A false rib?
- 7.11: The major function of the shoulder girdle is flexibility. What is t...
- 7.12: List three important differences between the male and female pelves.
- 7.13: Briefly describe the anatomical characteristics and impairment of f...
- 7.14: Compare a young adult skeleton to that of an extremely aged person ...
- 7.15: Peter Howell, a teaching assistant in the anatomy class, picked up ...
Solutions for Chapter 7: The Skeleton
Full solutions for Human Anatomy & Physiology | 9th Edition
ISBN: Human Anatomy & Physiology
Horizontal convective motion, such as wind.
That portion of the ocean where there is no sunlight.
The dry, gently sloping zone on the backshore of a beach at the foot of the coastal cliffs or dunes.
A sedimentary rock made of broken fragments of preexisting rock.
A measure of the largest particle a stream can transport; a factor dependent on velocity.
One of three basic cloud forms; also the name given one of the clouds of vertical development. Cumulus are billowy individual cloud masses that often have flat bases.
Solar energy scattered and reflected in the atmosphere that reaches Earth’s surface in the form of diffuse blue light from the sky.
Very small galaxies, usually elliptical and lacking spiral arms.
A coast where land that was formerly below sea level has been exposed either because of crustal uplift or a drop in sea level or both.
A type of movement common to mass-wasting processes that refers to the free falling of detached individual pieces of any size.
Natural steam used for power generation.
Humid continental climate
A relatively severe climate characteristic of broad continents in the middle latitudes between approximately 40 and 50 degrees north latitude. This climate is not found in the Southern Hemisphere, where the middle latitudes are dominated by the oceans.
Lowest tidal range, occurring near the times of the first- and third-quarter phases of the Moon.
A front formed when a cold front overtakes a warm front. It marks the beginning of the end of a middle-latitude cyclone.
See Lithospheric plate.
A fault in which the material above the fault plane moves up in relation to the material below.
A time period based on the revolution of the Moon around Earth with respect to the stars.
Any weathering process that tends to produce a spherical shape from an initially blocky shape.
The color of a mineral in powdered form.
An accumulation of rock debris at the base of a cliff.