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Structure of the human brain

Stephen J. DeArmond

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

    Subjects:
  • Brain -- Atlases.

  • Edition Notes

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

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