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Published: 06 February 2014

704 Pages | Approximately 50 line drawings


ISBN: 9780199684274

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A Dictionary of Zoology

Fourth Edition

Michael Allaby

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Fully revised and updated, with over 6,000 entries covering all aspects of zoology
  • Over 200 new entries, providing concise and clear definitions for terms such as activational effects of hormones, aqueous humour, deprivation studies, immunization, and Psocoptera
  • Increased coverage of terms from anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, neurophysiology, immunology, and evolutionary development
  • Over 50 line drawings to illustrate definitions and concepts
  • Useful appendices include a list of endangered animals, the universal genetic code, the geologic time scale, SI units, and a taxonomic classification scheme based on the three-domain taxonomic system

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