Structure of the human brain
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Structure of the human brain a photographic atlas by Stephen J. DeArmond

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


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Statement[by] Stephen J. DeArmond, Madeline M. Fusco [and] Maynard M. Dewey.
ContributionsFusco, Madeline M., joint author., Dewey, Maynard M., joint author.
LC ClassificationsQM455 .D4
The Physical Object
Pagination166 p.
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5440752M
ISBN 10019501796X
LC Control Number73090346

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