Surface thermodynamics and biophysics of the lung.
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Surface thermodynamics and biophysics of the lung. by Robert M. Prokop

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Published by National Library of Canada = Bibliothèque nationale du Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


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SeriesCanadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
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Pagination1 v. (in various foliations).
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Open LibraryOL18779889M
ISBN 100612280403

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