A Dictionary of Biology

Author: Elizabeth Martin
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198714378
Format: PDF
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Fully revised and updated for the seventh edition, this market-leading dictionary is the perfect guide for anyone studying biology, either at school or university. With more than 5,500 clear and concise entries, it provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry. Over 250 new entries include terms such as Broca's area, comparative genomic hybridization, mirror neuron, and Pandoravirus. Appendices include classifications of the animal and plant kingdoms, the geological time scale, major mass extinctions of species, model organisms and their genomes, Nobel prizewinners, and a new appendix on evolution. Entry-level web links to online resources can be accessed via a companion website.

A Dictionary of Biology

Author: Robert Hine
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191059447
Format: PDF
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Fully revised and updated for the seventh edition, this market-leading dictionary is the perfect guide for anyone studying biology, either at school or university. With more than 5,500 clear and concise entries, it provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry. Over 250 new entries include terms such as Broca's area, comparative genomic hybridization, mirror neuron, and Pandoravirus. Appendices include classifications of the animal and plant kingdoms, the geological time scale, major mass extinctions of species, model organisms and their genomes, Nobel prizewinners, and a new appendix on evolution. Entry-level web links to online resources can be accessed via a companion website.

A Dictionary of Biology

Author: Martin, Elizabeth A. Martin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780191782770
Format: PDF, Docs
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Fully revised and updated for the sixth edition, this market-leading dictionary is the perfect guide for anyone studying biology at school or university. With 5,500 entries, it provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry.

The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

Author: Chris Baldick
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198715447
Format: PDF, ePub
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Contains a fully updated A-Z guide to over 1,200 definitions of terms from the fields of literary theory and criticism, rhetoric, versification and drama. Recommendations for further reading are included.

Metzler Lexikon Philosophie

Author: Peter Prechtl
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3476054691
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Das "Metzler Lexikon Philosophie" bietet mehr als 2.200 Begriffe und Definitionen aus dem Bereich der abendländischen, der indischen und der chinesischen Philosophie. Es vermittelt Basiswissen nicht nur für Studenten der Philosophie. Mit über 30 neuen Einträgen aus den Gebieten Bioethik, Philosophie des Geistes, Kognitionswissenschaften, analytische Philosophie und Wissenschaftstheorie.

Lexikon der Informatik

Author: Peter Fischer
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642151264
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Das Lexikon der Informatik verhilft Nutzern zu einem sicheren und kompetenten Umgang mit der Begriffswelt der Informationstechnologie. Es bildet den Bereich der Informatik mit über 6000 Kurzdefinitionen unter mehr als 5500 Schlagworten repräsentativ ab. Es enthält Hinweise zur Wortherkunft, meidet die Nennung von Produkten und kurzlebigen Kenndaten, pflegt eine nüchterne Distanz und verzichtet daher nicht auf kritische Anmerkungen. Schwerpunkt bei der Überarbeitung für die 15. Auflage waren die Gebiete Business Intelligence und Java-Technologien.

Denken

Author: Simon Blackburn
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783863120511
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A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

Author: Michael Allaby
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191079030
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Completely revised and updated with over 250 new entries, the third edition of this dictionary offers broad coverage of all aspects related to the field of plant sciences including biochemistry, plant physiology, cytology, ecology, genetics, evolution, biogeography, earth history, and earth sciences. New entries such as evo-devo, sister relationship, polytomy, and parallel sequencing make this the most up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary available. Useful appendices (The Universal Genetic Code, The Geologic Time-Scale, SI Units, Plant Classification, Fungi Classification) and a dedicated companion website featuring web links to relevant online resources support and enhance the A to Z entries. Clear, accessible, and concise, this is the ideal dictionary for students of botany, plant sciences and plant biology, environmental science and horticulture, as well as for amateur botanists and naturalists, and for the general reader with an interest in botany.

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

Author: John Harris
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192516868
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This new edition has been fully revised and updated to provide over 1,800 A-Z definitions of terms from the field of social care, concentrating on social work as a significant area within this field. Covering social work theories, methods, policies, organizations, and statutes, as well as key terms from interdisciplinary topics overlapping with health and education, this is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available. It also provides extended entries on specialisms such as children and families, domestic violence, and residential care, and has been extensively updated to include new legislation. Useful appendices include a glossary of acronyms and a Table of Legislation, Regulations, and Codes of Practice, cross-referenced to Dictionary entries. Entry-level bibliographies and web links provide further resources and the web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website. Written by two leading figures in the field, and a team of eleven contributors, A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care is a must-have for students of social work, social care, and related subjects, as well as for qualified social workers undertaking continuing professional development programmes.