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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Circadian rhythms sometimes fade out over the course of a few cycles under
constant conditions; in other cases they appear to continue indefinitely,
sometimes even with increasing amplitude and sharpness. Although chemical
inhibitors or ...
At the same time, it appears that people also tend to be particularly influenced by
sources who seem most like themselves, perhaps through some perceived
identity of interest. Thus, while the source may gain credibility from his apparent ...
The few photoreceptor cells are surrounded by pigment-containing cells. The
ovoid eye is about 0.18 millimetre (0.01 inch) in its longest diameter. Distant
objects appear in focus in the photoreceptor cells of Agriolimax, and the shape of
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