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Modern medical discoveries.

Irmengarde Eberle

Modern medical discoveries.

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- Research -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Medicine -- History.,
  • Medicine -- Research.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the discovery and use of penicillin, vaccines, vitamins, sulfa drugs, radioactive tracers, and other modern disease fighters, including information on the lives of the scientists who discovered them.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 198-200.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR130.5 .E25 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 206 p.
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5609534M
    LC Control Number68017084


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MODERN MEDICAL DISCOVERIES BY IRMENGARDE EBERLE REVISED EDITION 12TH PRINTING by IRMENGARDE EBERLE A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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