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The Facts On File Dictionary of Biology, Fourth Edition
  • Authored by: Daintith
  • From the Series: Science Dictionary
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  • ISBN-10: 1438109350
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-0935-0
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 05/01/2005
  • Dewey Number: 570.3
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 416

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:
"One of the best biology bargains of the year."—Library Journal

"...A work that should be in every biology library."—International Journal of Biosocial Research

Incorporating the new terms and research compiled in the last few years in this field, The Facts On File Dictionary of Biology, Fourth Edition clearly defines the basic principles and terms used in this widely studied branch of science. Approximately 300 new entries have been added to reflect new information, and current entries and back matter have been revised as needed. Pronunciation symbols have been added, and many line illustrations have been replaced. Pairing rich content with an accessible format, this science dictionary is ideal for high school and college classrooms and libraries, and will be useful to specialists and laypeople alike.

New entries include:

  • Beta-oxidation
  • Cerebral nuclei
  • DNA fingerprinting
  • Gene family
  • Incubation
  • Neutral evolution
  • Paraphyletic
  • Rapid eye movement
  • Sexual selection
  • Vital capacity
  • and more.

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Reviews and Awards

"...the definitions are concise and easy for most secondary and undergraduate students to understand...New to each edition is the inclusion of pronunciations for terms that are not in everyday use."
Christian Library Journal

"...[a] top pick for science library holdings...a fine reference to both terminology and basic concepts..."
Midwest Book Review

"...written in clear, concise, easy-to-understand language...worthwhile..."
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