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Penguin Dictionary of Biology

By: M Hickman and M Thain
678 pages, Line illus
Publisher: Penguin Books
Penguin Dictionary of Biology
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  • Penguin Dictionary of Biology ISBN: 9780141013961 Edition: 11 Paperback Dec 2004 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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Worried about your maternal effect or biological clock? Need to know a rhizoid from a rhizome? Think you're going to fail your zoology or botany exam? "The Penguin Dictionary of Biology" is your saviour, defining some 6000 terms relating to this rich, complex and constantly expanding subject - from amino acids, bacteria and the cell cycle to X-ray diffraction, Y chromosome, and zygotes. Long established as the definitive single-volume source, this dictionary is extensively updated for its eleventh edition.

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Michael Thain has taught biology at Harrow since 1969. He is a fellow of the Institute of Biology and a council member of the London Natural History Society. Michael Hickman has been Professor of Botany at the University of Alberta, Canada, since 1981. He lives in Edmonton.
By: M Hickman and M Thain
678 pages, Line illus
Publisher: Penguin Books
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