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A Dictionary of Zoology

Edited by Michael Allaby

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199684274
Published online May 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191764882 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780199684274.001.0001
A Dictionary of Zoology

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This best-selling dictionary covers all aspects of zoology, including terms from the areas of ecology, animal behaviour, evolution, earth history, zoogeography, genetics, and physiology. It also 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 and also features new terms from anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, neurophysiology, immunology, and evolutionary development. Recommended web links point to additional resources and 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.

Book.  10329 pages.  338826 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences

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