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Henderson's Dictionary of Biology

  • Over 22,000 entries including many new and updated entries
  • Clear definitions and additional explanations
  • Covers a wide range of topics within the biological sciences
  • Includes simplified, up-to-date classification tables for the kingdoms of living organisms

By: Eleanor Lawrence(Editor)

Pearson Education

Paperback | Feb 2016 | Edition: 16 | #226737 | ISBN-13: 9781292086071
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With over 22,000 entries, Henderson’s Dictionary of Biology is the most comprehensive on the market. It continues to be an essential reference for students, teachers and researchers within any of the biological sciences. This sixteenth edition includes over 200 new definitions such as new DNA techniques and statistical terms. Many of the existing definitions have also been updated to reflect the very latest developments in the field.

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Preface to the Sixteenth Edition ‭vii
‭Abbreviations ‭ix
‭Units and Conversions ‭ix
‭SI Prefixes ‭xi
‭Greek Alphabet ‭xi
‭Common Latin and Greek Noun Endings ‭xii

‭ 1. An Outline of the Plant Kingdom (Domain Eukarya) 641
‭ 2. An Outline of the Kingdom Fungi (Domain Eukarya) 645
‭ 3. An Outline of the Animal Kingdom (Domain Eukarya) 647
‭ 4. An Outline of the Protists (Domain Eukarya) 655
‭ 5. An Outline of the Domain Bacteria 657
‭ 6. An Outline of the Domain Archaea 659
‭ 7. Virus Families 661
‭ 8. Geological Timescale 663
‭ 9. Etymological Origins of Some Common Word Elements in Biology 665

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Eleanor Lawrence is a freelance science writer and editor, and co-author of Longman Dictionary of Environmental Science.

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