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Testicular tumors by Robert H. Young

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Published by ASCP Press in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Testis -- Tumors -- Histopathology -- Atlases.,
  • Testicular Neoplasms -- atlases.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRobert H. Young, Robert E. Scully.
ContributionsScully, Robert E. 1921-
LC ClassificationsRC280.T4 Y68 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1848691M
ISBN 100891892958
LC Control Number90000018

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