A Brief History of Disease, Science, and Medicine: From the Ice Age to the Genome Project (review)

  title={A Brief History of Disease, Science, and Medicine: From the Ice Age to the Genome Project (review)},
  author={P. Prioreschi},
  journal={Bulletin of the History of Medicine},
  pages={383 - 384}
  • P. Prioreschi
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Bulletin of the History of Medicine
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Analysis of Professor Ioan Dragoiu's Opening Lecture at the Chair of Histology from the Cluj Faculty of Medicine, Romania.
  • C. Bârsu
  • Medicine
  • Romanian journal of morphology and embryology = Revue roumaine de morphologie et embryologie
  • 2015
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Operation beauty: discourses of cosmetic surgery in popular women's magazines in Australia, Germany and Japan
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