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Henderson's Dictionary of Biological Terms Paperback – 10 Dec 1999


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  • Paperback: 736 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 12 edition (10 Dec 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0582414989
  • ISBN-13: 978-0582414983
  • Product Dimensions: 13.1 x 3.6 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 744,168 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The twelfth edition of this classic dictionary, first published eighty years ago, has been updated throughout, rewritten for clarity and reorganised to make it even easier to use.
* over 23,000 entries
* comprehensive coverage of all major fields in biology
* includes acronyms and abbreviations, now included in the main text for easier access
* includes new terms that have come into use since the last edition, e.g. aptamer, archaeon, bioinformatics, DNA vaccine, genomics, proteomics, quasi-species, xenotransplantation
* improved coverage of ecology and updated classification tables
* extra diagrams and chemical formula incorporated in the main text
Henderson's Dictionary of Biological Terms continues to provide an essential reference for students of any of the biological sciences and for teachers and researchers.
Eleanor Lawrence is a freelance science writer and editor, and co-author of the Longman Dictionary of Environmental Science.

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18 of 18 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 18 Sep 2001
Format: Paperback
I would highly recommend this book to anyone reading for a degree in the Biological Sciences and for those struggling with words during Biology A level.It is very well laid out and the terms are explained consisely and with clarity. This dictionary includes entries for alot of useful and common abbreviations. It is fantastic for understanding your lecture notes properly!
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By ad on 26 Feb 2005
Format: Paperback
Absolutely super-I recommend this to anyone studying biology or for medicine or biochemistry students, super explanations and so far all the terms I have looked for were there (I've had the book since 2000)!
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By Tomas perkins on 10 Nov 2013
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a very handy book, great terminology, not baffling and great for referencing if needed. a very descent price for a good book.
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