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Biology of Aging and Development (Faseb Monographs) by Gertruida Thorbecke

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aging - General,
  • Gerontology,
  • Medical / Geriatrics,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10322437M
ISBN 10030634503X
ISBN 109780306345036

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