Dictionary of Zoology: Archived Links

Zoology

3rd edition links archive

Please find below the web links from the third edition of this Dictionary. Please note that archived links are no longer updated.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y

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acetylcholine
http://themedicalbiochemistrypage.org/nerves.html#ach
A description of acetylcholine and other neurotransmitters.

analysis of variance
http://statvision.com/analysis_of_variance.htm
A description of analysis of variance.

Archaea
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/archaea/archaea.html
An introduction to Archaea.

 

B  Top

biosphere reserve
http://www.unesco.org/mab/BRs.shtml
Description of biosphere reserves at the UNESCO website.

 

C  Top

Cambrian
http://www.palaeos.org/Cambrian
Detailed information about life in the Cambrian.

Carboniferous
http://www.palaeos.org/Carboniferous
Detailed information about life in the Carboniferous.

Cenozoic
http://www.palaeos.org/Cenozoic
Detailed information about life in the Cenozoic.

contingency table
http://www.jerrydallal.com/LHSP/ctab.htm
Explanation of the contingency table method.

Craniata
http://www.palaeos.org/Craniata
Description of the Craniata.

Cretaceous
http://www.palaeos.org/Cretaceous
Detailed information about life in the Cretaceous.

Crick, Francis Harry Compton
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1962/c...
Biography of Crick.

Culicidae
http://www.mosquito.org/mosquito-borne-diseases
Diseases transmitted by Culicidae.

Cuvier, Georges Léopold Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert, Baron
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/cuvier.html
Biography of Cuvier.

 

D  Top

Darwin's finches
http://www.nebscience.org/finch2.html
Description of Darwin's finches and their evolutionary significance.

dispersion
http://www.quickmba.com/stats/dispersion/
Information about dispersion.

Dollo's law
http://palaeo.gly.bris.ac.uk/Palaeofiles/History/dollo.xhtml
Biography of Louis Dollo, of Dollo's law.

 

E  Top

Echinophthiriidae
http://www.tolweb.org/Echinophthiriidae/13661
Information about the Echinophthiriidae.

ecological genetics
http://www.helsinki.fi/biosci/egru/
Website of the Ecological Genetics Research Unit at the University of Helsinki.

eigenvalue
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Eigenvalue.html
Explanation of eigenvalue.

endocrine system
http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/BIOBK/BioBookEND...
Description of the endocrine system.

Eosimias
http://www.carnegiemnh.org/vp/eosimias.html
Description of Eosimias.

Eukarya
http://www.palaeos.org/Eukarya
Description of the Eukarya.

evolutionary stable strategy
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/06/2/l_062_03.html
Information about John Maynard Smith, proposer of the evolutionary stable strategy.

 

F  Top

Fick's laws
http://www.siliconfareast.com/diffusion_fick.htm
Explanation of Fick's laws.

Frisch, Karl von
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1973/f...
Biography of Karl von Frisch.

 

G  Top

gap analysis
http://gapanalysis.usgs.gov/gap-analysis/
Full explanation of gap analysis at the website of the GAP Analysis Program of the US Geological Survey

gastrulation
http://www.uoguelph.ca/zoology/devobio/210labs/gastrulation1...
Description of gastrulation in a starfish.

gel filtration
http://www.aai.org/About/Leadership/Committees/Education/ind...
Description of gel filtration technique.

general-adaptation syndrome
https://healthatoz.myuhc.com/portal/Atoz/common/standard/tra...
Description of effects of general-adaptation syndrome in humans.

Golgi, Camillo
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/19...
Biography of Camillo Golgi.

Gondwana
http://www.palaeos.org/Gondwana
Description of Gondwana.

 

H  Top

Hardy-Weinberg law
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/H/Har...
Explanation of the Hardy-Weinberg law.

hygienic strain
http://www.honeybeeworld.com/misc/hygienic.htm
Information about hygienic strain and test for hygienic behaviour.

 

I  Top

ideal free distribution
http://www.bio.miami.edu/ecosummer/eco2003/research_dolphins...
Description of the experimental use of ideal free distribution.

immuno-electrophoresis
http://nationaldiagnostics.com/article_info.php/articles_id/64
Description of the immuno-electrophoresis technique.

International Code of Zoological Nomenclature
http://iczn.org/code
The International Code of Zoological Nomenclature.

 

J  Top

Jurassic
http://www.palaeos.org/Jurassic
Detailed information about life in the Jurassic.

 

K  Top

Kinetoplastida
http://memorias.ioc.fiocruz.br/963/4213hm.html
Information about the phylogeny of the Kinetoplastida. This link no longer works and we are unable to fine a suitable alternative.

 

L  Top

Laurasia
http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/vwdocs/vwlessons/lessons/Pang...
Explanation of the process of formation of Laurasia.

Lincoln index
http://www.countrysideinfo.co.uk/lincoln.htm
Explanation of the Lincoln index technique.

Linnaeus, Carolus
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/linnaeus.html
Biography of Carolus Linnaeus.

logistic equation
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/LogisticEquation.html
Detailed explanation of the logistic equation.

Lorenz, Konrad
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1973/l...
Biography of Konrad Lorenz.

Lotka-Volterra equations
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Lotka-VolterraEquations.html
Explanation of the Lotka-Volterra equations.

 

M  Top

marginal value theorem
http://www.animalbehavioronline.com/marginal.html
Detailed explanation of the marginal value theorem.

Mendel, Gregor Johann
http://www.mendel-museum.com/
Information about Gregor Mendel from the Masaryk University Mendel Museum.

 

N  Top

Neopilina
http://www.weichtiere.at/tryblidia/index.html?/tryblidia/hau...
Description of Neopilina.

nuclear-pore complex
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/full/276/20/16593
Description of the nuclear-pore complex and its role. (Subscription)

 

O  Top

operon
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/L/Lac...
Detailed description of the lac operon.

optimality theory
https://notes.utk.edu/bio/greenberg.nsf/0/3c7a789f661abbd485...
Explanation of optimality theory and comparison with game theory.

Ordovician
http://www.palaeos.org/Ordovician
Detailed description of life in the Ordovician.

 

P  Top

Palaeocene
http://www.palaeos.com/Cenozoic/Paleocene/Paleocene.htm
Detailed description of life in the Palaeocene. This link no longer works and we are looking for a suitable alternative.

panbiogeography
http://www.sciencebuff.org/leon_croizat_biography.php
Biography of Leon Croizat, originator of panbiogeography. This link no longer works and we are unable to find a suitable alternative.

patch dynamics
http://crssa.rutgers.edu/courses/lse/Web_Patch/final/Kristen...
Example of the application of patch dynamics.

Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1904/p...
Biography of Ivan Pavlov.

Permian
http://www.palaeos.org/Permian
Detailed description of life in the Permian.

Phylloxeridae
http://cas.umkc.edu/philosophy/gale/proofs.pdf
Story of the Phylloxeridae infestation and its control.

Pleistocene
http://www.palaeos.org/Pleistocene
Detailed description of life in the Pleistocene.

Pliocene
http://www.palaeos.org/Pliocene
Detailed description of life in the Pliocene.

Poisson distribution
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/PoissonDistribution.html
Explanation of the Poisson distribution.

pseudogenes
http://naturalselection.0catch.com/Files/pseudogenes.html
Detailed information about pseudogenes.

 

R  Top

radioimmunoassay
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/R/Rad...
Explanation of the radioimmunoassay technique.

rarity
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
IUCN and Species Survival Commission website containing the red data lists of endangered species.

 

S  Top

schistosomiasis
http://www.cdc.gov/NCIDOD/DPD/parasites/schistosomiasis/defa...
Information about schistosomiasis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US.

Shannon-Wiener index of diversity
http://www.tiem.utk.edu/~gross/bioed/bealsmodules/shannonDI....
Explanation of the Shannon-Wiener index of diversity.

Simpson, George Gaylord
http://people.ucsc.edu/~laporte/simpson/Index.html
More information about George Gaylord Simpson.

S-shaped growth curve
http://clexchange.org/ftp/documents/Roadmaps/RM6/D-4476-2.pdf
More information about the S-shaped growth curve.

steroid
http://themedicalbiochemistrypage.org/steroid-hormones.html
More information about the biochemistry and physiological effects of steroids.

stratified random sample
http://www.custominsight.com/articles/random-sampling.asp
Explanation of the stratified random sample technique.

striated muscle
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/M/Mus...
Detailed description and explanation of striated muscle.

sweepstakes dispersal route
http://www.wku.edu/~smithch/biogeog/SIMP940B.htm
Simpson's original 1940 paper proposing sweepstakes dispersal routes.

sympatric evolution
http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/VC1eSympatric.s...
Information about sympatric evolution.

 

T  Top

Tarbosaurus bataar
http://www.gondwanastudios.com/info/tarb.htm
Detailed description of Tarbosaurus bataar.

tetrad analysis
http://www.swan.ac.uk/genetics/big322/Yeast%20Book/7.html
Detailed explanation of the tetrad analysis technique.

tetrodotoxin
http://www.chm.bris.ac.uk/motm/ttx/ttx.htm
Description of the properties and effects of tetrodotoxin.

Therapsida
http://www.palaeos.org/Therapsida
Information about the Therapsida.

Tinbergen, Nikolaas
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1973/t...
Biography of Nikolaas Tinbergen.

transcription
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/T/Tra...
Detailed explanation of transcription.
http://www-class.unl.edu/biochem/gp2/m_biology/animation/gen...
Transcription described as an animation.

Triassic
http://www.palaeos.org/Triassic
Detailed description of life in the Triassic.

Triconodonta
http://www.palaeos.com/Vertebrates/Units/430Mammalia/430.400...
Detailed description of the Triconodonta. This link no longer works and we are looking for a suitable alternative.

t-test
http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/kb/stat_t.php
Detailed explanation of the t-test.

 

U  Top

urea cycle
http://www.elmhurst.edu/~chm/vchembook/633ureacycle.html
Detailed description of the urea cycle.

 

V  Top

Vestimentifera
http://www.answers.com/topic/vestimentifera-hydrothermal-ven...
Detailed description of the Vestimentifera.

 

W  Top

Wallace, Alfred Russel
http://www.wku.edu/%7Esmithch/index1.htm
More information about Alfred Russel Wallace.

Watson, James Dewey
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1962/w...
Biography of James Dewey Watson.

 

Y  Top

Young, John Zachary
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1467769/pdf/joa_...
Biography of John Zachary Young.