A Dictionary of Biology

La description

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. Appendices include classifications of the animal and plant kingdoms, the geological time scale, major mass extinctions of species, model organisms and their genomes, Nobel prizewinners, and a new appendix on evolution. Entry-level web links to online resources can be accessed via a companion website.

Details

Author(s)
Elizabeth Martin, Robert C. Hine
Format
Paperback | 672 pages
Dimensions
129 x 196 x 40mm | 486g
Publication date
01 Dec 2015
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication City/Country
Oxford, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition
Revised
Edition statement
7th Revised edition
Illustrations note
b&w line drawings
ISBN10
0198714378
ISBN13
9780198714378
Bestsellers rank
126,207