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 1036
10
Heat 3745
37
Meteorology 4651
46
Light 5261
52
Astronomy 6263
62
Sound 6468
64
Magnetism 6970
69
Organic chemistry 131136
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 7282
72
Radiation 8384
78
Electronics 8586
86
Chemistry
87
Chemical methods 8893
88
Reactions 9499
94
Electrolysis 100102
100
Chemical structure 103109
103
Chemical compounds 110111
110
Chemical reactions 112118
112
Geology 119128
119
Chemical industry 129130
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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