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In biology, ""saltation"" is a sudden change from one generation to the next, that is large, or very large, in comparison with the usual variation of an organism...
, an evolutionary hypothesis emphasizing sudden and drastic change
In geology, saltation is a specific type of particle transport by fluids such as wind or water. It occurs when loose material is removed from a bed and carried by the fluid, before being transported back to the surface...
, a process of particle transport by fluids
Saltation (Software Engineering), the antithesis of
In software engineering, continuous integration implements continuous processes of applying quality control — small pieces of effort, applied frequently...
(novel), a novel set in Sharon Lee and Steve Miller's
The Liaden universe is the setting for an ongoing series of science fiction stories written by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller. The series covers a considerable time period, some thousands of years in all, although since it also covers more than one universe the exact chronology is unclear...
Saltatory conduction is the propagation of action potentials along myelinated axons from one node of Ranvier to the next node, increasing the conduction velocity of action potentials without needing to increase the diameter of an axon.-Mechanism:Because the cytoplasm of the axon is electrically...
, a process by which nerve impulses are transmitted along axons