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A Dictionary of Biology

ISBN 0192800329 / 9780192800329 / 0-19-280032-9

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This major revision of A Dictionary of Biology, including over 1,500 new entries, is the most up-to-date biology dictionary available. Including 4,000 clear and concise entries, it covers all the commonly encountered terms and concepts in biology, biophysics, and biochemistry, as well as terms from medicine and palaeontology taking into account the recent advances in these fields. Conforming to the recommendations of the Institute of Biology, both in its definition of terms and system of classification, this superb dictionary offers authoritative coverage of current areas of study such as molecular biology, genetics (including genetic engineering), and biotechnology, and new areas such as food technology, geomicrobiology, and glycobiology. It is the perfect reference source for anyone interested in this dynamic field. [via]