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Biological Sciences: Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

A guide to resources!


Encyclopedia of Life Sciences Accessible to University at Albany users only . A biological encyclopedia covering biochemistry, cell biology, developmental biology, evolution, genetics & molecular biology, immunology, microbiology & virology, neuroscience, plant science, structural biology, and other related areas.

Henderson's Dictionary of Biology. [SCIENCE REF QH 302.5 H45x 2005]
Classic dictionary, offering coverage of all major fields in biology.


Oxford Dictionary of Biology. [SCIENCE REF QH 302.5 D53x 2000]
Contains over 4,700 definitions which are enriched with illustrations.

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