As widespread debate swirls around topics like genetic engineering and the environment, a thorough understanding of biology is becoming more and more important. The HarperCollins Dictionary of Biology is a valuable reference tools for students and professionals alike. More than 5,600 entries go far beyond basic definitions to provide in-depth explanations and examples. Nearly three hundred diagrams ilustrate such concepts as genetic organization, plant structure, and human physiology. The dictionary covers all the major subjects -- anatomy, biochemistry, ecology, evolutionary theories, and much more. Biographies of important biologists that detail their contributions to the field are also included.
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Book Description Collins, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0064610152
Book Description Collins, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0064610152