- Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Structure and Function of the Body
- Chapter 10: The Nervous System
- Chapter 11: The Senses
- Chapter 12: The Endocrine System
- Chapter 13: Blood
- Chapter 14: The Heart
- Chapter 15: The Circulation of the Blood
- Chapter 16: The Lymphatic System and Immunity
- Chapter 17: The Respiratory System
- Chapter 18: The Digestive System
- Chapter 19: Nutrition and Metabolism
- Chapter 2: Chemistry of Life
- Chapter 20: The Urinary System
- Chapter 21: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
- Chapter 22: Acid-Base Balance
- Chapter 23: The Reproductive Systems
- Chapter 24: Growth and Development
- Chapter 25: Genetics and Genetic Diseases
- Chapter 3: Cells
- Chapter 4: Tissues
- Chapter 5: Organ Systems of the Body
- Chapter 6: Mechanisms of Disease
- Chapter 7: The Integumentary System and Body Membranes
- Chapter 8: The Skeletal System
- Chapter 9: The Muscular System
The Human Body in Health & Disease 6th Edition - Solutions by Chapter
Full solutions for The Human Body in Health & Disease | 6th Edition
Continental (c) air mass
An air mass that forms over land; it is normally relatively dry.
A chemical bond produced by the sharing of electrons.
A region where the rigid plates are moving apart, typified by the midoceanic ridges.
A layer in a soil profile.
See Terrestrial planets.
Oceanic ridge system
A continuous elevated zone on the floor of all the major ocean basins and varying in width from 500 to 5,000 kilometers (300–3,000 miles). The rifts at the crests of ridges represent divergent plate boundaries.
A molecule of oxygen containing three oxygen atoms.
The distance at which an object would have a parallax angle of 1 second of arc (3.26 lightyears).
See Axial precession.
The nature of the change in atmospheric pressure over the past several hours. It can be a useful aid in short range weather prediction.
An Earth-centered system of the universe.
Two or more radio telescopes that combine their signals to achieve the resolving power of a larger telescope.
Semidiurnal tidal pattern
A tidal pattern exhibiting two high tides and two low tides per tidal day with small inequalities between successive highs and successive lows; a semi-daily tide.
The speed at which a particle falls through a still fluid. The size, shape, and specific gravity of particles influence settling velocity.
The point where a rapid steepening of the gradient occurs, marking the outer edge of the continental shelf and the beginning of the continental slope.
The time when the vertical rays of the
Wind-generated waves that have moved into an area of weaker winds or calm.
The study of the large-scale processes that collectively deform Earth’s crust.