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Units, symbols, and abbreviations

Units, symbols, and abbreviations

a guide for medical and scientific editors and authors

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Published by Royal Society of Medicine Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed.: 1988.

Statementeditor D. N. Baron.
ContributionsBaron, D. N., Royal Society of Medicine.
The Physical Object
Pagination64p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17893817M

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