A region of turbulent plasma located within a star, through which energy is transported outward by convection. In a convection zone, hot plasma rises, cools as it recedes from the hot stellar center, and then falls to be heated and rise again.
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A region of turbulent plasma between a star's core and its visible photosphere at the surface, through which energy is transferred by convection. In the convection zone, hot plasma rises, cools as it nears the surface, and falls to be heated and rise again.