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Progress in research and clinical applications of corticosteroids proceedings of the Sixth Annual Clinical Symposium, February 20-22, 1981, Tallahassee, Florida, USA by Clinical Symposium (6th 1981 Tallahassee)

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Published by Heyden in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English


  • Adrenocortical hormones -- Therapeutic use.

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Statementedited by Henry J. Lee and Thomas J. Fitzgerald.
ContributionsLee, Henry J., Fitzgerald, Thomas J.
LC ClassificationsRM292.2
The Physical Object
Paginationx,302p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20780805M
ISBN 100855017228

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