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To study the agent or the disease

Symposium on chemicals and lung toxicity (1988 Cardiff, Wales)

To study the agent or the disease

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Published by National Institute of Environmental Sciences in Research Triangle Park, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementsponsored by the British Association for Lung Research.
SeriesEnvironmental health perspectives -- vol.85, DHHS publication -- no. (NIH) 90-218
ContributionsBritish Association for Lung Research., National Institutes of Health., National Institute of Environmental Sciences., United States. Department of Health Services.
The Physical Object
Pagination370p. ;
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20193971M


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