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Environmental change and medicine

Viroj Wiwanitkit

Environmental change and medicine

by Viroj Wiwanitkit

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementViroj Wiwanitkit
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA565 .V567 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24463161M
ISBN 109781608761555
LC Control Number2009050030
OCLC/WorldCa426815064

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