The pituitary
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The pituitary a study of the morphology, physiology, pathology, and surgical treatment of the pituitary, together with an account of the therapeutical uses of the extracts made from this organ

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Published by Macmillan in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Pituitary gland.,
  • Pituitary gland -- Physiology.,
  • Pituitary gland -- Diseases.

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Edition Notes

Statementby W. Blair Bell.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 84754
The Physical Object
Pagination5 microfiches (213 fr.)
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21768799M
ISBN 100665847548

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