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The Cambridge dictionary of human biology and evolution

Author: Larry L Mai; Marcus Young Owl; M Patricia Kersting
Publisher: Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution (CDHBE) is an invaluable research and study tool for both professionals and students covering a broad range of subjects within human biology, physical anthropology, anatomy, auxology, primatology, physiology, genetics, paleontology, and zoology. Packed with descriptions of terms, specimens, sites and names, CDHBE also includes information on over 1000 word  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Ebook
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xvii, 648 p. : ill
(DLC) 2004043553
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Larry L Mai; Marcus Young Owl; M Patricia Kersting
ISBN: 9781849722155 1849722153
OCLC Number: 858902764
Description: 1 online resource (12,895 entries) : 11 images, digital files
Contents: A-Z --
Appendix 1: A taxonomy of extinct primates --
Appendix 2: A taxonomy of recent and extant primates --
Appendix 3: Table of extant primate species --
Appendix 4: A geological time scale --
Appendix 5: Terrestrial chronology of the Pleistocene "ice age" in the Northern Hemisphere --
Appendix 6: The Marine Oxygen Isotope Chronology --
Appendix 7: Anatomical landmarks, postcranial bones, and major muscle groups --
Appendix 8: Event timeline of human biology and evolution --
Appendix 9: Tentative hominid phylogeny --
Appendix 10: The Greek alphabet.
Other Titles: Dictionary of human biology and evolution
Responsibility: Larry L. Mai, Marcus Young Owl, M. Patricia Kersting.

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