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The Human Body in Health & Disease 6th Edition - Solutions by Chapter

Full solutions for The Human Body in Health & Disease | 6th Edition

ISBN: 9780323101233

The Human Body in Health & Disease | 6th Edition - Solutions by Chapter

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Anticline

    A fold in sedimentary strata resembling an arch.

  • Biomass

    The total mass of a defined organism or group of organisms in a particular area or ecosystem.

  • Cepheid variable

    A star whose brightness varies periodically because it expands and contracts. A type of pulsating star.

  • 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.

  • Creep

    The slow downhill movement of soil and regolith.

  • Dune

    A hill or ridge of wind-deposited sand.

  • Escape velocity

    The initial velocity an object needs to escape from the surface of a celestial body.

  • Fluorescence

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

  • Isotope

    Varieties of the same element that have different mass numbers; their nuclei contain the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons.

  • Lithospheric plate

    A coherent unit of Earth’s rigid outer layer that includes the crust and upper unit.

  • Lunar eclipse

    An eclipse of the Moon.

  • Nonsilicates

    Mineral groups that lack silicas in their structures and account for less than 10 percent of Earth’s crust.

  • Outer core

    A layer beneath the mantle about 2,200 kilometers (1,364 miles) thick that has the properties of a liquid.

  • Pelagic zone

    Open ocean of any depth. Animals in this zone swim or float freely.

  • Ptolemaic system

    An Earth-centered system of the universe.

  • Scoria cone

    See Cinder cone.

  • Solar flare

    A sudden and tremendous eruption in the solar chromosphere.

  • Subpolar low

    Low pressure located at about the latitudes of the Arctic and Antarctic circles. In the Northern Hemisphere the low takes the form of individual oceanic cells; in the Southern Hemisphere there is a deep and continuous trough of low pressure.

  • Temperature

    A measure of the degree of hotness or coldness of a substance; a measure of the average kinetic energy of individual atoms or molecules in a substance.

  • Tombolo

    A ridge of sand that connects an island to the mainland or to another island.