Henderson's Dictionary of Biology (16e) : 9781292086071

Henderson's Dictionary of Biology (16e)

Lawrence, Eleanor
 
Edition
 
16
ISBN
 
9781292086071
ISBN 10
 
1292086076
Published
 
05/02/2016
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
688
Format
 
In stock
 
Title type
Book
$47.99
 
 
Title type
 
$33.99
 
 
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.

Table of contents
  • Preface to the Sixteenth Edition
  • Abbreviations
  • Units and Conversions
  • SI Prefixes
  • Greek Alphabet
  • Common Latin and Greek Noun Endings
  • THE DICTIONARY
  • Appendices
  • 1. An Outline of the Plant Kingdom (Domain Eukarya)
  • 2. An Outline of the Kingdom Fungi (Domain Eukarya)
  • 3. An Outline of the Animal Kingdom (Domain Eukarya)
  • 4. An Outline of the Protists (Domain Eukarya)
  • 5. An Outline of the Domain Bacteria
  • 6. An Outline of the Domain Archaea
  • 7. Virus Families
  • 8. Geological Timescale
  • 9. Etymological Origins of Some Common Word Elements in Biology
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.

Author biography

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