With an emphasis on coverage of modern fields such as molecular biology, immunology, cytology, genetics and ecology, the dictionary describes the central concepts and processes that all would-be biologists need to understand. Special efforts have been made to convey the biological significance of key entries, enabling the user to discover the ramifying connections of a particular term.
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Michael Thain teaches biology at Harrow School, England, and is a fellow of the Institute of Biology. He is currently working on a dictionary of zoology and a dictionary of human biology.
Michael Hickman is Professor of Botany at the University of Alberta, Canada.
A marvelous compendium: accurate, clear and complete. (Matt Ridley, author of Genome)"
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Book Description Puffin, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140511776