Creationism (M to P)


Match the items on the right to the items on the left. Review the lessons before taking this exercise.
MelaninMajor pigment that produces our skin color: eumelanin (brown to black) and pheomelanin (red to yellow).
MerismFigure of speech where two opposites are combined into an all-encompassing single concept
Missing linksTransitional forms from one kind of life-form into another kind which are not found in the fossil record
MorainesStones, boulders, and debris that have been carried and dropped by a glacier
Belief that nature is “all that there is.”
Natural selectionObservable process said to be the underlying mechanism of unobservable molecules-to-man evolution
Natural selection is nondirectionalIf the environment changes or the selective pressure be removed, some organisms are less able to deal with the changes.
NepheshHebrew word for aspect of life attributed only to animals and humans; translated “breathing" or “living creature” (Gen 1:20–21, 24).
PlatesMosaic of rigid blocks dividing globally the earth’s surface by past geologic processes
Plate tectonicsStudy of the movements and interactions among these plates
Progressive creationGod intervened in the processes of death and struggle to create millions of species at various times over millions of years.

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