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Age incidence in zymotic diseases

by John Brownlee

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Published by For the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, by Carter and Pratt in [Glasgow] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Age factors,
  • Communicable diseases

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow.
    Statementby John Brownlee
    ContributionsRoyal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, University of Glasgow. Library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26257940M

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