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Brain and spinal cord a manual for the study of the morphology and fibre-tracts of the central nervous system by Emil Villiger

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Published by J.B. Lippincott company in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English


  • Brain -- Anatomy.,
  • Spinal cord.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Emil Villiger ... edited by William H.F. Addison ...
ContributionsAddison, William H. F. b. 1880, ed.
LC ClassificationsQM451 .V52 1931
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p.l., ix-x, 337 p.
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23384953M
LC Control Number31034536

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