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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson [Miss.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anemia -- Popular works.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-139) and index.

StatementEd Uthman.
SeriesUnderstanding health and sickness series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC641 .U87 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 156 p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL682392M
ISBN 101578060389, 1578060397
LC Control Number97029076

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