structure of medicine and its place among the sciences

by Francis Martin Rouse Walshe

Publisher: E. & S. Livingstone in Edinburgh

Written in English
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Statementby F.M.R. Walshe.
SeriesThe Harveian oration -- 1948
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20330798M

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