Organ transplants by Diane Andrews Henningfeld

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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .

Written in English

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  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Transplantation of organs, tissues

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementDiane Andrews Henningfeld, book editor
SeriesAt issue
LC ClassificationsRD120.7 .O735 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25170425M
ISBN 109780737755862, 9780737755879
LC Control Number2011048273

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