Diseases of the respiratory system in infants and children
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Diseases of the respiratory system in infants and children by William Littell Funkhouser

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Published by D. Appleton in New York .
Written in English


  • Respiratory organs -- Diseases.,
  • Children -- Diseases.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 289-297.

Statementby William L. Funkhouser and Robert George McAliley.
SeriesClinical pediatrics,, v. 9
ContributionsMcAliley, Robert George, 1879- joint author.
LC ClassificationsRJ23 .C5 vol. IX
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 318 p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6702739M
LC Control Number27012836

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