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Published: 19 March 2020

640 Pages | c.200


ISBN: 9780198841227

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A Dictionary of Chemistry

Eighth Edition

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie

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  • Some 5,250 entries, all fully revised and updated
  • Almost 200 entries are new to this edition, including bioethanol, genome, molecular spintronics, oganesson, phosphorylation, and reticular chemistry
  • Includes expanded coverage in areas such as analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry, and organic chemistry
  • Over 200 detailed diagrams and graphs illustrate the text
  • Supplemented by numerous, useful appendices, as well as web links to enable further reading

New to this Edition:

  • Entries have been revised and updated, and include over 170 newly added definitions
  • 2 updated images, as well as 6 new, detailed illustrations

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