Reflex activity of the spinal cord
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Reflex activity of the spinal cord by R.S. Creed [and others by Richard Stephen Creed

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Published by University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Reflexes,
  • Spinal cord

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [168]-179.

The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 183 p. illus., diagrs. ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20024170M

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