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Pharmacology and Clinical Uses of Inhibitors of Hormone Secretion and Action

B. J. Furr

Pharmacology and Clinical Uses of Inhibitors of Hormone Secretion and Action

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Published by W.B. Saunders Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pharmacology,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages510
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9722473M
    ISBN 100702011363
    ISBN 109780702011368


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