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Published by Pergamon Pr .
Written in English


  • Ceramics & glass technology,
  • Clinical & Internal Medicine,
  • Science/Mathematics

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ContributionsO. H. Andersson (Editor), R-P. Happonen (Editor), A. Yli-Urpo (Editor), J. Wilson (Editor), L.L. Hench (Editor), D. Greenspan (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9978498M
ISBN 100080426786
ISBN 109780080426785

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