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Aristotle to Zoos

A Philosophical Dictionary of Biology

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$47.00 • £37.95 • €42.50

ISBN 9780674045378

Publication Date: 03/15/1985

Short

320 pages

6 x 9 inches

2 tables, 5 line illustrations

World

  • Adaptation
  • Adrenal gland
  • Age distribution
  • Aggressive instinct
  • Aging
  • Albinism
  • Allergy
  • Allometric growth
  • Altruism
  • Amino acids
  • Amphioxus
  • Anabiosis
  • Anencephaly
  • Animals and human obligations
  • Antibiotics
  • Anticholinesterases
  • Antigens and antibodies
  • Apes
  • Aquaculture
  • Archaeopteryx
  • Aristotle
  • Arthropods
  • Atavism
  • Bacteriophages
  • Barnacles
  • Behaviorism
  • Bilharziasis
  • Bioengineering
  • Biogenesis
  • Biology in medical education
  • Blood and its circulation
  • Cancer
  • Carotid artery
  • Cell theory
  • Centrifuge
  • Chance and randomness
  • Chicken and egg
  • Chimera
  • Chordata
  • Chromosomes
  • Clones
  • Comparative anatomy
  • Contact inhibition
  • Coronary artery
  • Creationism
  • Curare
  • Cybernetics
  • Definition of life and other terms
  • Demography
  • Design, argument from
  • Down’s syndrome
  • Ecology
  • Electrophoresis
  • Embryonic axis
  • Endocrine gland
  • Enzymes
  • Epithelium
  • Errors of nature
  • Ethology
  • Eugenics
  • Eukaryotes
  • Euphenies
  • Evidence of evolution
  • Exogenetic heredity
  • Fertility
  • Figures of speech
  • Fitness
  • Force of mortality
  • Form and mathematics
  • Frauds
  • Geneticism
  • Genetic and embryologic terms
  • Genius and insanity
  • Germ layer theory
  • Gondwanaland
  • Great chain of being
  • Group selection
  • Growth, laws of biological
  • Hierarchy
  • Historicism
  • Holism
  • Homology
  • Huntington’s chorea
  • Hypothalamus
  • Hypothesis and theory
  • Illness
  • Immunity
  • Immunologic surveillance
  • Individuality
  • Infertility and its remedies
  • Instinct
  • Interferon
  • Invertebrata
  • Irritability
  • [J]
  • King crab
  • Lamarckism
  • Language
  • Lemmings
  • Life table
  • Lungfish
  • Lymphatics and lymph nodes
  • Lymphocytes
  • Lysenkoism
  • Malaria
  • Man’s place in nature
  • Meiosis
  • Meme
  • Metabolism
  • Mimicry
  • Missing links
  • Mitochondria
  • Mitosis
  • Molecular biology
  • Mollusca
  • Monotremes
  • Mules
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Natural selection
  • Nature and nurture
  • Neo-Darwinism
  • Neoteny
  • Nerve gases
  • Nerve impulses
  • Nucleic acids
  • Order in biology
  • Orders of magnitude
  • Origin of life
  • Ornithology
  • Parthenogenesis
  • Phenylketonuria
  • Piltdown skull
  • Pineal body
  • Poiesis
  • Population growth and control
  • Primates
  • Proteins
  • Protoplasm
  • Protozoa
  • Pterodactyls
  • [Q]
  • Recapitulation
  • Reductionism
  • Reflex
  • Rhesus factor
  • Sense organs
  • Sessile animals
  • Sexual cycles
  • Sexuality
  • Sickle-cell anemia
  • Sociobiology
  • Soma
  • Specificity
  • Spina bifida
  • Spontaneous generation
  • Spores
  • Sweating
  • Symbiosis
  • Sympathetic nervous system
  • Syphilis
  • Taxon
  • Teleology
  • Teratology
  • Terminology
  • Thermoregulation
  • Tissue culture and storage
  • Toxins
  • Transformations
  • Transplantation
  • [U]
  • [V]
  • [W]
  • [X]
  • [Y]
  • [Z]

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