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Abnormalities of growth and development

H. Gardiner-Hill

Abnormalities of growth and development

the clinical and pathological aspects.

by H. Gardiner-Hill

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Published by [British Medical Association] in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from the British Medical Journal June 19th, 1937, vol.1, p.1241.

SeriesOliver-Sharpey lectures -- 1937
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19742295M


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