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X-rays by Babette Esther Stern

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Published by Pitman in London .
Written in English


  • X-rays,
  • Radiography,
  • Radiation -- Toxicology

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] B. E. Stern, D. Lewis.
ContributionsLewis, David, 1903- joint author.
LC ClassificationsRC78 .S77
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 305 p.
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5322418M
ISBN 100273400975
LC Control Number72175039

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