Normal development and experimental embryology: Edmund Beecher Wilson and Amphioxus.

@article{Lowe2016NormalDA,
  title={Normal development and experimental embryology: Edmund Beecher Wilson and Amphioxus.},
  author={James W E Lowe},
  journal={Studies in history and philosophy of biological and biomedical sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={57},
  pages={
          44-59
        }
}
  • James W E Lowe
  • Published 1 June 2016
  • Economics
  • Studies in history and philosophy of biological and biomedical sciences
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