A Dictionary of Biology

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Fully revised and updated, this new fifth edition is the perfect guide for those studying biology, either at school or university. Containing many new entries, and with biographical entries on key scientists, it provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry. This work features: over 4,700 clear and concise entries; over 50 pages of new material for this fifth edition, with all existing entries fully revised and updated; feature articles on important topics such as genetically modified organisms; and chronologies chart the discoveries in the main fields of the subject.

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"Ideally suited to students of biology, at either secondary or university level, or as a general reference source for anyone with an interest in the life sciences."--Journal of Anatomy

PREFACE; A-Z DICTIONARY OF BIOLOGY; APPENDICES; SI Units; Simplified classification of the animal kingdom; Simplified classification of the plant kingdom; Geological time scale

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  • : 9780198609179
  • : Oxford University Press, Incorporated
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : 0.482
  • : September 2004
  • : 196mm X 129mm X 32mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : 5th Revised edition
  • : English
  • : 570.3
  • : 704
  • : numerous line drawings