adrenal cortex in adaptation to altitude, climate and cancer
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adrenal cortex in adaptation to altitude, climate and cancer by Edward Sigfrid Sundstroem

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Published by University of California press in Berkeley, Los Angeles .
Written in English


  • Adrenal Cortex.,
  • Climate.,
  • Neoplasms.,
  • Altitude.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Edward S. Sundstroem and George Michaels.
SeriesMemoirs of the University of California. Vol. 12, 1942
ContributionsMichaels, George, 1903-
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 409 p. incl. illus., tables, diagrs.
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14732731M
LC Control Number42004636

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