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Nutrition in pediatrics basic science and clinical application by

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


  • Diet therapy for children.,
  • Children -- Nutrition.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by W. Allan Walker, John B. Watkins.
ContributionsWalker, W. Allan., Watkins, John B., 1938-
LC ClassificationsRJ53.D53 N88 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 918 p. :
Number of Pages918
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2877281M
ISBN 100316918318
LC Control Number84082146

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