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A Dictionary of the Roots and Combining Forms of Scientific Words By Tim Williams
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Have you ever wondered where scientific words and names come from? Why are honey bees known as ‘Apis mellifera’, why is a daisy known as ‘Bellis perennis'? If you are curious about... More > words you can use this book to find out exactly what ‘artiodactyl’ means, what an ‘ectoloph’ is and where you can find ‘Cantium’. There are over 12,800 entries, plus directions for using the word-roots, pronunciation rules, guidance for constructing scientific names and general principles of transliteration. Additionally there are appendices listing the adjectival forms of geographical names; some common terms for animals, plants and structures, activities and habitats; shapes, sizes, colors, textures, patterns, numbers, quantity, direction and location, parts of the year and chemical elements. This dictionary will be especially useful to students from many fields and particularly those from medical and biological backgrounds, as well as being a valuable addition to any reference collection. www.trw-books.com< Less
Arthropoda Medica of North America By Dr. Edward Meiggs, Ph.D, D.G.M.
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Learn the nature of arthropods through this insightful inquiry of homeopathy and the nature of humans! Written by Naturopathic Doctor, Edward Meiggs, this journey through the North American bug... More > provides philosophical application of alternative medicines; notably, homeopathy. Based on the Doctrine of Signatures, homeopathy, and nature, this nonfiction piece will not disappoint. Edward earned his credentials in Traditional Greek Medicine and Naturopathy from the Institute of Vitalism, with a focus in Homeopathy. Also a certified Hypnotician, Dr. Edward Meiggs is credited with assisting numerous psychological drawbacks and habits through this specific treatment. Dr. Meiggs is currently working on a compilations of written works, with his dissertation, titled "Feeding the Vital Force", available for purchase in 2013 in addition to "Arthropoda Medica of North America".< Less
A Dictionary for Invertebrate Zoology By Tim Williams
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This reference work is the most comprehensive and up to date dictionary for invertebrate zoology currently available. The 21,500 entries cover etymology, invertebrate anatomy, biology, reproduction... More > and provide an extensive taxonomic coverage of the 36 invertebrate phyla down to the level of family, including numerous subfamilies and many species that are of particular interest. Invertebrate zoology is not studied in isolation and thus the dictonary contains many terms that one would normally come across from the related fields of Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Ecology, Earth History, Genetics, Paleontology, Physiology, Taxonomy and Zoogeography. There is also a brief introduction to scientific Latin and Greek and an appendix giving an outline classification of the animal kingdom. This dictionary is the standard reference for students and will also be invaluable for naturalists and all those with an interest in invertebrate zoology. For more details and previews see www.trw-books.com< Less
TWO By Eric Arthur Ross
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A compendium of mathematical and Religious coincidence. Aside from One, two has been the most difficult of all the numbers to expound; and perhaps the deepest of all the mysteries in the world is how... More > it emerged from the One. For example, in the Hebrew language there is not a separate set of numbers, but every letter is represented as a number. Everything that can be summed up in a word will likewise have a numerical value which falls into the realm of Gematria. The etymology of the world Gematria stems from a Greek word meaning geometry. It can also be compounded with the word for writing. It is the system of relating words with similar numerical values in a show of harmony between math and nature. Unity can only be manifested by the Binary. Buddha said that Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two, as if to say that duality is very glue of our reality, and apart from it the 'One' is incomprehensible, timeless, and boundless. Everything abides in it, including the 'One'.< Less
A Dictionary for Invertebrate Zoology By Tim Williams
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This reference work is the most comprehensive and up to date dictionary for invertebrate zoology currently available. The 21,500 entries cover etymology, invertebrate anatomy, biology, reproduction... More > and provide an extensive taxonomic coverage of the 36 invertebrate phyla down to the level of family, including numerous subfamilies and many species that are of particular interest. Invertebrate zoology is not studied in isolation and thus the 704 pages contain many terms that one would normally come across from the related fields of Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Ecology, Earth History, Genetics, Paleontology, Physiology, Taxonomy and Zoogeography. There is also a brief introduction to scientific Latin and Greek and an appendix giving an outline classification of the animal kingdom. This dictionary is the standard reference for students and will also be invaluable for naturalists and all those with an interest in invertebrate zoology. For more details and previews see www.trw-books.com< Less
A Dictionary for Invertebrate Zoology By Tim Williams
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This reference work is the most comprehensive and up to date dictionary for invertebrate zoology currently available. The 21,500 entries cover etymology, invertebrate anatomy, biology, reproduction... More > and provide an extensive taxonomic coverage of the 36 invertebrate phyla down to the level of family, including numerous subfamilies and many species that are of particular interest. Invertebrate zoology is not studied in isolation and thus the 704 pages contain many terms that one would normally come across from the related fields of Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Ecology, Earth History, Genetics, Paleontology, Physiology, Taxonomy and Zoogeography. There is also a brief introduction to scientific Latin and Greek and an appendix giving an outline classification of the animal kingdom. This dictionary is the standard reference for students and will also be invaluable for naturalists and all those with an interest in invertebrate zoology.< Less
Asthma: Cure It Naturally By Diane Lemertz
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A word derived from Greek etymology which literally means 'panting' or 'gasping' for breath; is attributed to a disease related to the respiratory tract. Triggered by way of an allergic reaction of... More > the body to one or many stimulants or 'allergens'; a patient in its attacking spell suffers from breathlessness. Marked by a prolonged difficulty in breathing out, asthma is marked by involuntary spasm of small muscular air passages of lungs. Occurring primarily due to an allergic reaction a number of triggers or irritants including those from weather, food, medication and use or exposure to certain chemicals may mark the onset of asthmatic attack. For effective control and remedy of asthma; one needs to ascertain the allergen or irritant which triggers such an attack. Thus controlling the conditions which account for asthma will indirectly lead to fewer attacks of asthma. But there is hope. It is possible to manage asthma with natural remedies and this guide will help you to do that.< Less