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Oxford Dictionary of Biology

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By: Robert S Hine(Editor)
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About this book

This new eighth edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect recent progress in the fields of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry, with particular expansion to the areas of research design and plant and animal development. Over 120 new entries include de-extinction, ecological footprint, rewilding, and Zika virus, now totalling over 5,600 authoritative and up-to-date entries.

Numerous appendices include classifications of the animal and plant kingdoms, SI units, Nobel prizewinners, and a new appendix on anatomical terms. With new diagrams and updated web links, this remains the market-leading dictionary for students of biology, both at sixth form college and university level.

Contents

Preface
A-Z entries
Appendices
SI units
Simplified phylogenetic tree of the animal kingdom
Simplified phylogenetic tree for plants
Geological time scale
Model organisms and their genomes
Major mass extinctions of species
Nobel prizewinning contributions to biology
Evolution
Anatomical terms
Useful websites

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Biography

Robert Hine was educated at Kings College London and the University of Aberdeen. A professional freelance writer and editor since 1984, he has worked on numerous books and journals for both the UK and American markets. Specialist areas include life sciences, health, and the environment. He is also manager of a community-based website promoting energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability.

New Edition
By: Robert S Hine(Editor)
728 pages, b/w line drawings
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Reviews from previous editions:

"ideally suited to students of biology, either at secondary or university level, or as a general reference source for anyone with an interest in life sciences"
Journal of Anatomy

"lives up to its expectations; the entries are concise but explanatory. Cross-referencing and diagrammatic illustrations are welcome, additional features."
Biologist

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