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Encyclopedia Of Biology

 Author: Don Rittner, Timothy Lee McCabe PH.D.  Category: Biology  Publisher: Facts on File  Published: September 1, 2004  Tags: BiologyGeneralScience |

Despite the often-extreme specialization and intimate knowledge required to make a contribution to science, most scientific disciplines are quick to adapt new technologies and advances developed from other fields. Inevitably, a new vocabulary follows these advances, the purpose of which is to convey meaning with a word that once required a descriptive paragraph or even a page.

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