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Published by Yale university press; [etc., etc.] in New Haven .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Medicine -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementby Albert H. Buck ...
ContributionsWilliams Memorial Publication Fund.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR131 .B95
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 582 p.
Number of Pages582
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6595154M
LC Control Number17005568

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