Henderson's Dictionary of Biology, 15th edition

Edited By Elanor Lawrence
May 2011
Pearson Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9781408234303
758 pages
$37.50 paper original

With over 22,000 entries, Henderson's Dictionary of Biology continues to be an essential reference for students, teachers and researchers within any of the biological sciences. This fifteenth edition has updated and revised many existing definitions, and has included new terms from exciting areas such as bioinformatics, proteomics, and genomics.

Preface to the Fifteenth Edition


Units and Conversions

SI Prefixes

Greek Alphabet

Common Latin and Greek Noun Endings



1. An Outline of the Plant Kingdom (Domain Eukarya)

2. An Outline of the Kindgom Fungi (Domain Eukarya)

3. An Outline of the Animal Kingdom (Domain Eukarya)

4. An Outline of the Kingdoms Protoctista and Stramenopila (Domain Eukarya)

5. An Outline of the Domain Bacteria

6. An Outline of the Domain Archaea

7. Virus Families

8. Geological Timescale

9. Etymological Origins of Some Common Word Elements in Biology

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