Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

@article{GouldAnomaliesAC,
  title={Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine},
  author={George Milbry Gould and Walter Lytle Pyle},
  journal={Bristol Medico-Chirurgical Journal (1883)},
  volume={16},
  pages={55 - 57}
}
  • G. Gould, W. Pyle
  • Published 1 March 1898
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Bristol Medico-Chirurgical Journal (1883)
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