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A Dictionary of Zoology

With over 6,000 entries

Michael Allaby

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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.

This dictionary is a reference tool for students and teachers of zoology alike and really for anyone with an interest in animals. Reference Reviews, Helen Ashton

Michael Allaby has written many books on environmental science and especially on climatology and meteorology. He is the General Editor of several Oxford Dictionaries, including the Dictionaries of Geology and Earth Sciences, Ecology, Plant Sciences, and Environment and Conservation.

Produktdetails

Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 704
Erscheinungsdatum 06.04.2014
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-19-968427-4
Reihe Oxford Paperback Reference
Verlag Oxford University Press
Maße (L/B/H) 19,5/12,8/4,3 cm
Gewicht 505 g
Auflage 4. Auflage

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