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Published: 25 August 2015

736 Pages | b&w line drawings

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198714378

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A Dictionary of Biology

Seventh Edition

Edited by Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine

Oxford Quick Reference

  • The most up-to-date paperback dictionary of biology available
  • More than 5,500 clear and concise entries
  • Over 250 new entries, including Broca's area, comparative genomic hybridization, mirror neuron, and Pandoravirus
  • Fully revised and updated for the seventh edition
  • Appendices include SI units, simplified classifications of the animal kingdom and land plants, the geological time-scale, model organisms and their genomes, a table listing major mass extinctions of species, Nobel prizewinning contributions to biology, a new appendix on evolution, and a list of useful websites
  • Entry-level web links, updated via a companion website

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