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A dictionary of biology

Author: Robert Hine
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Series: Oxford quick reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
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Fully revised and updated for the seventh edition, this market-leading dictionary is the perfect guide for anyone studying biology, either at school or university. With more than 5,500 clear and concise entries, it provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry. Over 250 new entries include terms such as Broca's area, comparative genomic hybridization, mirror neuron, and Pandoravirus.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hine
ISBN: 9780198714378 0198714378 9780191059445 0191059447
OCLC Number: 913789522
Notes: Previous edition: 2008.
Description: 662 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Dictionary --
Biochemistry (Chronology) --
Bioinformatics (Feature) --
Cell Biology (Chronology) --
Genetically Modified Organisms (Feature) --
Genetics (Chronology) --
Learning in Animals (Feature) --
Microarray Technology (Feature) --
Microscopy (Chronology) --
RNA Interference (Feature) --
Viruses (Feature) --
Vitamins (Chronology) --
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.
Series Title: Oxford quick reference.
Other Titles: Oxford dictionary of biology
Responsibility: editor, Robert S. Hine ; contributors, Tim Beardsley [and 14 others].

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Fully revised and updated for the seventh edition, this market-leading dictionary is the perfect guide for anyone studying biology at school or university. With over 5,500 entries - over 250 of them  Read more...

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lives up to its expectations; the entries are concise but explanatory. Cross-referencing and diagrammatic illustrations are welcome, additional features. * Biologist * ideally suited to students of Read more...

 
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