Concise Science Dictionary

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Alan Isaacs, Market House Books
Oxford University Press, 1991 - Science - 758 pages
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With clear, concise definitions of more than 7,000 terms, this dictionary is an ideal reference for students and non-scientists searching for definitions of widely used scientific terminology. This revised edition has added many new terms, reflecting recent advances in technology and materials, environmental sciences, genetics and genetic engineering, molecular biology and other fields. Key terms in mathematics and computer technology are also defined. Extensive cross-referencing enables the reader to place each entry in a broader scientific context and many entries are supplemented by drawings or tables. This fully up-to-date resource is an invaluable tool in an accessible format.

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