Henderson's Dictionary of Biology

Series
Pearson
Author
Eleanor Lawrence  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
16
Language
English
Total pages
704
Pub.-date
February 2016
ISBN13
9781292086071
ISBN
1292086076
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Description

With over 22,000 entries, Henderson’s Dictionary of Biology is the most comprehensive on the market. It continues to be an essential reference for students, teachers and researchers within any of the biological sciences.

New to this Edition

This sixteenth edition includes over 200 new definitions such as new DNA techniques and statistical terms. Many of the existing definitions have also been updated to reflect the very latest developments in the field.

Table of Contents

‭Preface to the Sixteenth Edition
‭vii
‭Abbreviations
‭ix
‭Units and Conversions
‭ix
‭SI Prefixes
‭xi
‭Greek Alphabet
‭xi
‭Common Latin and Greek Noun Endings
‭xii
‭THE DICTIONARY
‭1
‭–
‭640
‭Appendices
‭ 1. An Outline of the Plant Kingdom (Domain Eukarya)
‭641
‭ 2. An Outline of the Kingdom Fungi (Domain Eukarya)
‭645
‭ 3. An Outline of the Animal Kingdom (Domain Eukarya)
‭647
‭ 4. An Outline of the Protists (Domain Eukarya)
‭655
‭ 5. An Outline of the Domain Bacteria
‭657
‭ 6. An Outline of the Domain Archaea
‭659
‭ 7. Virus Families
‭661
‭ 8. Geological Timescale
‭663
‭ 9. Etymological Origins of Some Common Word Elements in Biology
‭665

Back Cover

Henderson’s Dictionary of Biology

 

Sixteenth Edition

 

Edited by Eleanor Lawrence

 

With over 22,000 entries, Henderson’s Dictionary of Biology is the most comprehensive on the market. It continues to be an essential reference for students, teachers and researchers within any of the biological sciences.

 

This sixteenth edition includes over 200 new definitions such as new DNA techniques and statistical terms. Many of the existing definitions have also been updated to reflect the very latest developments in the field.

 

Features

  • Over 22,000 entries including many new and updated entries
  • Clear definitions and additional explanations
  • Covers a wide range of topics within the biological sciences,
  • Includes simplified, up-to-date classification tables for the kingdoms of living organisms

 

Eleanor Lawrence is a freelance science writer and editor, and co-author of Longman Dictionary of Environmental Science.

 

Author

Eleanor Lawrence is a freelance science writer and editor, and co-author of Longman Dictionary of Environmental Science.