This dictionary has been written to provide students of Zoology at all levels with a handy and reliable source for the meaning of terms in the field of zoology. Every effort has been made to include new terms which have been coined and have come into usage with the development of modern zoology. The terms included in this dictionary have been presented in brief analytical phrases, thereby avoiding the more comprehensive type of treatment appropriate to larger reference works. Line Drawings have been included whenever the meaning of a word can be best understood by Means of a diagram. The network of cross-reference has been maintained throughout this book.
The dictionary will be of immense value to students of zoology and to naturalists, geographers, and others studying or working in related fields. This dictionary is a commendable achievement by any standards.