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On the mechanism of the physiological action of the cathartics

by John Bruce MacCallum

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Published by Univ. Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pharmacology, Experimental

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    SeriesUniversity of California publications
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 91 p.
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24167585M
    OCLC/WorldCa14807665

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