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The human skin

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Published by E. Arnold in London, Baltimore, Md., U.S.A .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementE.J. Wood, P.T. Bladon.
SeriesThe Institute of Biology"s studies in biology,, no. 164
ContributionsBladon, P. T.
LC ClassificationsQP88.5 .W66 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination66, [2] p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2761203M
ISBN 10071312900X
LC Control Number86117064

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