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A Dictionary of Biology : Oxford Paperback Reference - Robert Hine

A Dictionary of Biology

Oxford Paperback Reference

By: Robert Hine (Editor)

Paperback Published: 2nd May 2019
ISBN: 9780198821489
Number Of Pages: 736

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This new eighth edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect recent progress in the fields of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry, with particular expansion to the areas of research design and plant and animal development. Over 120 new entries include "de-extinction", "ecological footprint", "rewilding", and "Zika virus", now totalling over 5,600 authoritative and up-to-date entries.

Numerous appendices include classifications of the animal and plant kingdoms, SI units, Nobel prizewinners, and a new appendix on anatomical terms. With new diagrams and updated web links, this remains the market-leading dictionary for students of biology, both at high school and college level.

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Review from previous edition: 'Ideally suited to students of biology, either at secondary or university level, or as a general reference source for anyone with an interest in life sciences' - Journal of Anatomy'Lives up to its expectations; the entries are concise but explanatory. Cross-referencing and diagrammatic illustrations are welcome, additional features' - Biologist

PrefaceA-Z entriesAppendicesSI unitsSimplified phylogenetic tree of the animal kingdomSimplified phylogenetic tree for plantsGeological time scaleModel organisms and their genomesMajor mass extinctions of speciesNobel prizewinning contributions to biologyEvolutionAnatomical termsUseful websites

ISBN: 9780198821489
ISBN-10: 0198821484
Series: Oxford Paperback Reference
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 736
Published: 2nd May 2019
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.68 x 13.34  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 8
Edition Type: Revised

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