Salivary glands and the facial nerve
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Salivary glands and the facial nerve by John J. Conley

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Published by Grune & Stratton in New York .
Written in English


  • Salivary glands -- Tumors.,
  • Facial nerve -- Diseases.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementby John Conley ; with contributions by G. H. Fletcher ... [et al.].
LC ClassificationsRC280.S3 C66
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 391 p. :
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5246128M
ISBN 100808908723
LC Control Number75318138

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