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Gastrointestinal Tract and Endocrine System (Falk Symposium)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English


  • Diseases & disorders,
  • Gastroenterology,
  • Physiology,
  • Gastrointestinal System,
  • Medical Endocrinology,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Gastrointestinal hormones,
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism,
  • Medical / Gastroenterology,
  • Diseases,
  • Congresses,
  • Endocrine aspects

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Edition Notes

ContributionsM.V. Singer (Editor), R. Ziegler (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages640
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7810466M
ISBN 100792388771
ISBN 109780792388777

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