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Penguin Dictionary Of Biology, The : Dictionary, Penguin - Michael Hickman

Penguin Dictionary Of Biology, The

Dictionary, Penguin

Paperback Published: 16th June 2005
ISBN: 9780141013961
Number Of Pages: 768
For Ages: 18+ years old

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"The Penguin Dictionary of Biology" defines some 6,000 terms relating to this rich, complex, and constantly expanding subjectafrom amino acids, bacteria, and the cell cycle to X-ray diffraction, Ychromosomes, and zygotes. Long established as the definitive single-volume source, the dictionary has now been extensively updated for its eleventh edition. With expanded encyclopedic entries to explain the most crucial concepts, it explores the very latest discoveries and developments, containing more than 400 new entries to take account of the latest thinking on genetics, human physiology, disease, and cell biology. All key botanical and zoological concepts as well as the core vocabulary of biochemistry, immunology, evolutionary theory, and ecology are defined in depth, making this the ideal reference for students, teachers, professionals, and amateur biologists.

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A marvelous compendium: accurate, clear and complete. (Matt Ridley, author of Genome)"

ISBN: 9780141013961
ISBN-10: 0141013966
Series: Dictionary, Penguin
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 768
Published: 16th June 2005
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.5  x 3.4
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 11

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