A Dictionary Of Zoology

A Dictionary Of Zoology

Book - 1999
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This dictionary is a comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on all aspects of the study of animals. Now fully revised for this new edition, 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. 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 recent discovery of `extremophiles' -- organisms living in environments formerly considered impossibly hostile -- and the toxonomic reclassification that this has entailed New entries on genetics, evolutionary studies, and mammalian physiology
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780192800763
Branch Call Number: R 590.3
Characteristics: vi, 597 pages :,illustrations ;,20 cm
Additional Contributors: Allaby, Michael


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