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Melvil Decimal System: 577.4

Wording: Mathematics and Science > Life Sciences > Ecology > Conditions of life: moisture, temperature

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0
Information
174,442
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
161,809
💭
2
Religion
423,445
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
881,483
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
118,029
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
274,025
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
639,380
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
651,545
🎨
8
Literature
865,381
📚
9
Biography and History
551,058
đŸ—ŋ
50
General Science
23,070
đŸ”Ŧ
51
Mathematics
51,324
➗
52
Astronomy
15,217
🌌
53
Physics
26,339
🍎
54
Chemistry
15,632
⚗
55
Earth sciences & geology
24,738
🌎
56
Fossils & prehistoric life
6,049
💀
57
Life Sciences
36,781
🐠
58
Botany
15,433
đŸŒŋ
59
Zoology
59,442
đŸŧ
570
Life Sciences
3,823
🐠
571
Physiology and related subjects
3,101
💀
572
Biochemistry
4,776
⚗
573
Paleoanthropology
1,853
574
Biology
9,150
575
Specific parts of and physiological systems in plants
1,712
🌱
576
Evolution And Genetics
2,930
577
Ecology
5,813
🔄
578
Natural history of organisms and related subjects
1,678
579
Natural history of microorganisms, fungi, algae
1,945
🍄
577.0
>
379
577.1
Chemic: difference between organic and inorganic
310
577.2
Life: difference between dead and living matter
265
577.3
Difference between vital and physical phenomena
712
577.4
Conditions of life: moisture, temperature
211
💧
577.5
Difference between plants and animals
712
577.6
Vital force
687
577.7
Death
470
⚰
577.8
Sex in nature
222
577.9
1
577.40
21
577.41
4
577.42577.43
1
577.44
32
577.45577.46
11
577.47577.48
22
577.49

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1922 Edition
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