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Respiratory function of the lung and its control

Fred S. Grodins

Respiratory function of the lung and its control

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Respiration -- Regulation.,
  • Lungs.,
  • Lung -- Physiology.,
  • Respiratory function tests.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementFred S. Grodins, Stanley M. Yamashiro.
    SeriesModern concepts in medical physiology
    ContributionsYamashiro, Stanley M., 1941- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP123 .G76
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 148 p. :
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4549841M
    ISBN 100023481900, 002348120X
    LC Control Number77018280


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