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Published by Longmans, Green and co. in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English


  • Nervous system.

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Bibliography: p. 161-171.

Statementby Walter Holbrook Gaskell
SeriesMonographs on phsyiology; ed. by E.H. Starling, Monographs on physiology
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 178 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24180005M
LC Control Numbera 16000914

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