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Introduction to modern medicine

Stuart Thomas Butler

Introduction to modern medicine

by Stuart Thomas Butler

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Published by Anchor Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine, Popular.

  • Edition Notes

    On cover: Illustrated popular science.

    Statement[by] S. T. Butler and Robert Raymond. Foreword by Bentley Glass.
    SeriesTheir Frontiers of science, 2
    ContributionsRaymond, Robert, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC82 .B87 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5091421M
    ISBN 100385023944
    LC Control Number74162951

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