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Radiation & ageing

Colloquium on Radiation and Ageing, Semmering 1966

Radiation & ageing

proceedings of a colloquium held in Semmering, Austria, June 23-24, 1966

by Colloquium on Radiation and Ageing, Semmering 1966

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Published by Taylor & Francis in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aging,
  • Radiation -- Physiological effect

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLindop, Patricia J,, Sacher, George A,, Gerontological Society, International Association of Gerontology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH652 C59 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination456p.
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16778662M

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