The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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At the same time, however, property loss has increased because population and
industries have grown along exposed Coasts. Forecasts for specific local areas
utilize results of model calculations as a basis and add other considerations that
Specific chemical signals can induce avoidance behaviour; some are released
by minnows and tadpoles when their skin is damaged (usually indicating to
fellows that there is danger). These chemicals appear to be specific for each
species of ...
A specific region in the brain of amphibians produces a hormone similar to the
antidiuretic hormone of man, which regulates water retention. Among reptiles, the
evolutionary success of crocodiles over dinosaurs may be attributable to the ...
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