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Published by Avebury in Aldershot .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ionizing radiation -- Physiological effect.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCharles Sutcliffe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA569
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,277p. :
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22603844M
ISBN 100566054825

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