Longman illustrated science dictionary: all fields of scientific language explained and illustrated

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Longman, 1981 - Reference - 256 pages
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Contents: How to Use the Dictionary; Physical Geography (7 chapters with subheadings); Human and Economic Geography (8 chapters with subheadings); Applied Geography (6 chapters with subheadings); General Terms (4 chapters with subheadings). 3 Appendixes. Index. Color illustrations throughout. Explains essential scientific words from pure and applied science in easily understandable words and diagrams.

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Contents

Physics
9
Properties of matter 10
10
Heat 37
37
Meteorology 46
46
Light 52
52
Astronomy 62
62
Sound 64
64
Magnetism 69
69
Organic chemistry 131
131
Biology
137
Cells tissues 138143
138
Organisms 144146
144
Animal classification 147153
147
Plants 154161
154
Anatomy 162166
162
Diet 167176
167

Electrostatics
71
Current electricity 72
72
Radiation 83
83
Electronics 85
85
Chemistry
87
Chemical methods 88
88
Reactions 94
94
Electrolysis 100
100
Chemical structure 103
103
Chemical compounds 110
110
Chemical reactions 112
112
Geology 119
119
Chemical industry 129
129
Circulatory system 177184
177
Excretion 185190
185
External respiration
191
Skeleton 192196
192
Nervous system 197207
197
Hormones
208
Reproduction 209218
209
Genetics 219225
219
Ecology 226236
226
Disease 237241
237
Index
242
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