9780198821489

A Dictionary of Biology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780198821489

  • ISBN10:

    0198821484

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2019-07-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

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.

Author Biography


Robert Hine, Writer and editor, Freelance

Robert Hine was educated at King's College London and the University of Aberdeen. A professional freelance writer and editor since 1984, he has worked on numerous books and journals for both the UK and American markets. Specialist areas include life sciences, health, and the environment. He is also manager of a community-based website promoting energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability.

Table of Contents


Preface
A-Z entries
Appendices
SI units
Simplified phylogenetic tree of the animal kingdom
Simplified phylogenetic tree for plants
Geological time scale
Model organisms and their genomes
Major mass extinctions of species
Nobel prizewinning contributions to biology
Evolution
Anatomical terms
Useful websites

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