Publisher description for The Cambridge Dictionary of human biology and evolution / Larry L. Mai, Marcus Young Owl, M. Patricia Kersting.


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Counter Packed with 13000 descriptions of terms, specimens, sites and names, this invaluable research and study tool covers a broad range of subjects including human biology, physical anthropology, primatology, physiology, genetics, paleontology and zoology. The volume also includes over 1000 word roots, taxonomies and reference tables for extinct, recent and extant primates, and illustrations of landmarks, bones and muscles. It is essential for students, researchers, and anyone with an interest in human biology or evolution.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Human biology Dictionaries, Human evolution Dictionaries