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Air current
Stream of air having similar air mass characteristics
Air mass
A large body of air that had the same characteristics of moisture and temperature as the surface over which it formed
Air pressure
Pressure exerted by Earth's atmosphere
Algae
Ant of various chiefly aquatic organisms, ranging in size from single-celled forms to the giant kelp
Alloy
Homogeneous (similar) mixture or solid solution of 2 or more metals
Altitude
Distance above earth's surface
Alveoli
Tiny sacs in the lungs where the gases are exchanged
Anaphase
Stage of mitosis & meiosis in which the chromosones move to opposite ends of the nuclear spindle.
Aristotle
B.C. Greek philospher,author of works on logic, metaphysics, ethics, natural sciences, politcs, & poetics, he profoundly influenced Western thought
Antibodies
Substance profoduced by the body to fight disease
Arteries
A branching system of muscular, elastic tubes that carry blood away form the heart to the cells, tissues, & the organs of the body
Asexual Reproduction
form the reproduction requiring only one parent
Asteroids
Small planet like bodies formed in the universe; not big enough to become a planet.
Asterolabe
An instrument, now replaced by the sextant, that can be used to determine that altitude of the sun or other celestial bodies.
Atmosphere
Layers of gases that surrounded the Earth.