Related Overviews


'saltation' can also refer to...

acid salt

Ada Salter (1866—1942) socialist and pacifist

Alfred Salter (1873—1945) medical practitioner and politician

Ammon Salter

balanced salt solution

basic salt

Below The Salt (Steeleye Span album)

Blacks' Magic (Salt-N-Pepa album)

city of Salt

Dame Barbara Salt (1904—1975) diplomatist

Delia Salter Bacon (1811—1859)

diet, ‘salt-free’

double salt

Earle's balanced salt solution

Elizabeth Salter (1918—1981)

fluoride salt

Georg Salter (1897—1967)

George Salting (1835—1909) art collector and benefactor

Glauber's salt

Great Salt Lake

Hanks' balanced salt solution

Henry Salt (1780—1827) traveller and collector of antiquities

Henry Shakespear Stephens Salt (1851—1939) classical scholar and publicist

Herbert Edward Salter (1863—1951) historian of Oxford

hot salt sterilizer

(James) Arthur Salter (1881—1975) civil servant, politician, and political scientist

James Salter (1649—1718) Church of England clergyman

James Salter (c. 1658—1728) coffee-house proprietor

James Salter (b. 1923)

John Henry Salter (1862—1942) naturalist and diarist


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Zoology and Animal Sciences


Quick Reference

1. a theory that new species originate suddenly from one or more mutations with large phenotypic effects (“macromutations”); referred to by R. Goldschmidt as “hopeful monsters.” 2. quantum speciation (q.v.). See evolution.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

Reference entries