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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Minute quantities of pesticides become airborne from volatilization and wind
erosion. Many of these chemicals are short-lived or are metabolized by the
animals that ingest them. But some are persistent and when applied in large
amounts they ...
Philadelphia During the first few weeks of pregnancy, the shape of the uterus is
unchanged, but the organ becomes gradually softer. By the 14th week it forms a
flattened or oblate spheroid. The fibrous cervix becomes remarkably softer and ...
The part of the pancreas that secretes insulin, the islets of Langerhans, becomes
larger. Whatever ... Body glands and odours may become more pronounced. ...
The lines become permanent grayish-white scarlike marks after delivery.
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