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Chapter 13 Vocab

TermDefinition
Carbon cycle the series of processes by which carbon compounds are interconverted in the environment.
Element each of more than one hundred substances that cannot be chemically interconverted or broken down into simpler substances and are primary constituents of matter. Each element is distinguished by its atomic number
Fossil fuels a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms.
Greenhouse gasses a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation, e.g., carbon dioxide and chlorofluorocarbons.
Phosphorous cycle the chemical element of atomic number 15, a poisonous, combustible nonmetal which exists in two common allotropic forms,
Asthenosphere the upper layer of the earth's mantle, below the lithosphere, in which there is relatively low resistance to plastic flow and convection is thought to occur.
Cleavage cell division, especially of a fertilized egg cell.
Core the dense central region of a planet, especially the nickel–iron inner part of the earth.
Fracture the cracking or breaking of a hard object or material.
Lithosphere the rigid outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust and upper mantle.
Luster a gentle sheen or soft glow, especially that of a partly reflective surface.
Streak a narrow line of bacteria smeared on the surface of a solid culture medium.
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