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Melvil Decimal System: 591.38

Wording: Mathematics and Science > Zoology > Specific Topics In Zoology > Embryology > Not set

Dewmoji: πŸ”¬ > 🐼 > 🐣 > ? > ?

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Information
183,829
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
172,351
πŸ’­
2
Religion
443,755
πŸ™πŸ½
3
Social Sciences
952,115
πŸ‘«
4
Language
123,707
πŸ’¬
5
Mathematics and Science
297,296
πŸ”¬
6
Technology
692,375
πŸ’‘
7
Arts and Recreation
669,452
🎨
8
Literature
891,726
πŸ“š
9
Biography and History
567,666
πŸ—Ώ
50
General Science
23,864
πŸ”¬
51
Mathematics
56,683
βž—
52
Astronomy
16,316
🌌
53
Physics
30,054
🍎
54
Chemistry
19,002
βš—
55
Earth sciences & geology
26,281
🌎
56
Fossils & prehistoric life
6,175
πŸ’€
57
Life Sciences
40,856
🐠
58
Botany
16,495
🌿
59
Zoology
61,570
🐼
590
General Zoology
4,141
🐼
591
Specific Topics In Zoology
11,449
🐣
592
Invertebrates
652
πŸ›
593
Protozoa; Radiates
433
θœ‡
594
Mollusks
985
🐚
595
Articulates
8,399
🐞
596
Vertebrates
727
πŸ‚
597
Fishes; Amphibians
7,088
🐸
598
Reptiles; Birds
11,770
🐊
599
Mammals
15,926
🐰
591.0
Physiologic Zoology
364
591.1
Physiology
803
591.2
Pathology
59
591.3
Embryology
622
591.4
Morphology; Comparative anatomy; Homologies
853
591.5
Habits and behavior
3,566
591.6
Economic
491
591.7
Organography; Descriptive anatomy
1,410
591.8
Histology
62
591.9
Geographic distribution of animals
1,679
591.30
4
591.31
5
591.32591.33
Development of embryo
40
591.34
Metamorphosis, larva, pupa, molting
591.35
Hypermetamorphosis
9
591.36
Production of sexes
591.37
1
591.38
34
591.39
251
591.380
1
591.381591.382591.383591.384591.385591.386591.387591.388591.389

Works under MDS 591.38

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Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

None

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The Melvil Decimal System is NOT the Dewey Decimal System of today. Wordings, which are entered by members, can only come from public domain sources. The base system is the Free Decimal System, a public domain classification created by John Mark Ockerbloom. Where useful or necessary, wording comes from the 1922 edition of the Dewey Decimal System. Language and concepts may be changed to fit modern tastes, or to better describe books cataloged. Wordings may not come from in-copyright sources.

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