- 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
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A fold in sedimentary strata resembling an arch.
The total mass of a defined organism or group of organisms in a particular area or ecosystem.
A star whose brightness varies periodically because it expands and contracts. A type of pulsating star.
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.
The slow downhill movement of soil and regolith.
A hill or ridge of wind-deposited sand.
The initial velocity an object needs to escape from the surface of a celestial body.
The absorption of ultraviolet light, which is reemitted as visible light.
Varieties of the same element that have different mass numbers; their nuclei contain the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons.
A coherent unit of Earth’s rigid outer layer that includes the crust and upper unit.
An eclipse of the Moon.
Mineral groups that lack silicas in their structures and account for less than 10 percent of Earth’s crust.
A layer beneath the mantle about 2,200 kilometers (1,364 miles) thick that has the properties of a liquid.
Open ocean of any depth. Animals in this zone swim or float freely.
An Earth-centered system of the universe.
See Cinder cone.
A sudden and tremendous eruption in the solar chromosphere.
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.
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.
A ridge of sand that connects an island to the mainland or to another island.