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A mathematical model of the chemical distribution in a disease state

M. B. Wolf

A mathematical model of the chemical distribution in a disease state

hypothyroidism

by M. B. Wolf

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

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  • Hypothyroidism -- Mathematical models.

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    Statement[by] M. B. Wolf, E. C. DeLand and J. V. Maloney, Jr.
    SeriesRand Corporation. Memorandum RM-5376-PR
    ContributionsDeLand, Edward Charles, 1922- joint author., Maloney, James V., 1925- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ180 .A1R36 no. 5376
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 63 p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5292471M
    LC Control Number72012863

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