A Dictionary of Zoology

This is an essential source of reference for students and teachers of zoology as well as naturalists.

Author: Michael Allaby

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0199684278

Category: Science

Page: 704

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The most up-to-date and authoritative dictionary of zoology available. It contains over 6,000 A-Z entries covering all aspects of the subject, from behavioural ecology and conservation biology to cytology and taxonomy. This is an essential source of reference for students and teachers of zoology as well as naturalists.
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A Dictionary of Zoology

A Dictionary of Zoology comprises over 6,000 entries, covering all aspects of zoology, including terms from the areas of ecology, animal behaviour, evolution, earth history, zoogeography, genetics, and physiology.

Author: Michael Allaby

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198845081

Category: Reference

Page: 752

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With over 6,000 entries, A Dictionary of Zoology is a detailed and authoritative guide to all areas of the field. It offers full taxonomic coverage of arthropods, other invertebrates, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals. It also includes terms from the areas of ecology, animal behaviour, evolution, earth history, zoogeography, genetics, and physiology. All entries have been fully revised and updated, making this the most up-to-date reference guide of its kind. There are around 400 entries new to this edition covering areas that include taxonomic groups, prefixes, and widely used descriptive terms. These include articles on micronucleus, stoma, platy-, proto-, and terrestrial. The dictionary is enriched through its useful web links, accessible via the companion website, as well as diagrams and detailed appendices. This fifth edition also includes a new Common Names appendix and three new illustrations.
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A Dictionary of Zoology

The fourth edition has been fully revised and updated and includes many new entries, for example, activational effects of hormones, aqueous humour, deprivation studies, immunization, and Psocoptera.

Author: Michael Allaby

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191078972

Category: Science

Page: 704

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This best-selling dictionary is the most comprehensive and up to date of its kind, containing over 6,000 entries on all aspects of zoology. Complemented by numerous illustrations, it includes terms from the areas of ecology, animal behaviour, evolution, earth history, zoogeography, genetics, and physiology and provides full taxonomic coverage of arthropods, other invertebrates, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals. The fourth edition has been fully revised and updated and includes many new entries, for example, activational effects of hormones, aqueous humour, deprivation studies, immunization, and Psocoptera. It also features new terms from anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, neurophysiology, immunology, and evolutionary development. Recommended web links can be accessed via the Dictionary of Zoology companion website and provide valuable extra information by directing you to useful online resources and the homepages of relevant organizations. Detailed 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. Wide-ranging, authoritative, and with jargon-free definitions, this dictionary is an indispensable reference tool for students and teachers of zoology, biological sciences, and biomedical sciences, and a valuable resource for naturalists and anyone with an interest in animals.
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DICTIONARY OF ZOOLOGY

Besides the professionals, students, teachers, and academicians, people from all associated fields of zoology shall benefit from this useful reference book. Every attempt has been made to make this valuable for the readers.

Author: Dr. Sunish K.S

Publisher: Blue Rose Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 262

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This comprehensive and up to date Dictionary of Zoology is an essential reference guide containing over 3000 entries and aims to provide concise definitions and descriptions of the common terms on all aspects of zoology. It includes terms from the areas of embryology, physiology, genetics, ecology, animal behaviour, evolution, zoogeography, taxonomy, etc. Besides the professionals, students, teachers, and academicians, people from all associated fields of zoology shall benefit from this useful reference book. Every attempt has been made to make this valuable for the readers. Suggestions for further improvement of the book will be highly welcomed and gratefully acknowledged.
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Zoology

Dictionary of zoology with 6,000 entries offering comprehensive coverage of subjects such as, animal behavior, genetics, and evolution.

Author: Michael Allaby

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0192860933

Category: Zoology

Page: 508

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Dictionary of zoology with 6,000 entries offering comprehensive coverage of subjects such as, animal behavior, genetics, and evolution.
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A Dictionary of Zoology

Author: Michael Allaby

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780198607588

Category: Medical

Page: 597

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The only available paperback dictionary of zoology. This dictionary is a comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on all aspects of the study of animals. With over 5,000 entries, it is ideal for students and will be invaluable to amateur naturalists and all those with an interest in the subject. - ;This is the only available paperback dictionary of zoology. This dictionary is a comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on all aspects of the study of animals. Now with over 5,000 entries, it is ideal for students and will be invaluable to amateur naturalists and all those with an interest in the subject. It is illustrated with clear line drawings, and supported by useful appendices on the genetic code, endangered animals, and SI units. Wide coverage including animal behaviour, ecology, physiology, genetics, cytology, evolution, Earth history, zoogeography. Full taxonomic coverage of arthropods, other invertebrates, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals. Completely revised to incorporate the discovery of `extremophiles' - organisms living in environments formerly considered impossibly hostile - and the toxonomic reclassification that this has entailed. Featuring entires on genetics, evolutionary studies, and mammalian physiology. -
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A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

Clear, accessible, and concise, this is the ideal dictionary for students of botany, plant sciences and plant biology, environmental science and horticulture, as well as for amateur botanists and naturalists, and for the general reader with ...

Author: Michael Allaby

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780191079030

Category: Science

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Completely revised and updated with over 250 new entries, the third edition of this dictionary offers broad coverage of all aspects related to the field of plant sciences including biochemistry, plant physiology, cytology, ecology, genetics, evolution, biogeography, earth history, and earth sciences. New entries such as evo-devo, sister relationship, polytomy, and parallel sequencing make this the most up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary available. Useful appendices (The Universal Genetic Code, The Geologic Time-Scale, SI Units, Plant Classification, Fungi Classification) and a dedicated companion website featuring web links to relevant online resources support and enhance the A to Z entries. Clear, accessible, and concise, this is the ideal dictionary for students of botany, plant sciences and plant biology, environmental science and horticulture, as well as for amateur botanists and naturalists, and for the general reader with an interest in botany.
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Animals and Such

Almost 250 years ago, the Swedish botanist Carl von Linn published Species Plantarum and binomial nomenclature was born.

Author: John C. Rigdon

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1533621845

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Page: 430

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Almost 250 years ago, the Swedish botanist Carl von Linne published Species Plantarum and binomial nomenclature was born. This systematic approach to naming plants (and animals) is still the universally-recognized system used today. This dictionary contains over 14,000 terms - both scientific and common with definitions. The definitions are excerpted from our site, www.wordsrus.info. This dictionary is an indispensable reference tool for students and teachers of zoology, biological sciences and biomedical sciences, and a valuable resource for naturalists and anyone with an interest in animals."
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A Dictionary of Zoology

Author: A. W. Leftwich

Publisher: London : Constable ; Princeton (N.J.) : Van Nostrand

ISBN: UOM:39015012641166

Category: Zoology

Page: 319

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