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History of medicine in Massachusetts

a centennial address delivered before the Massachusetts Medical Society at Cambridge, June 7, 1881.

by Samuel A. Green

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Published by A. Williams in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts.
    • Subjects:
    • Medicine -- Massachusetts,
    • Medicine -- History

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR245 .G78
      The Physical Object
      Pagination131 p.
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL28681M
      LC Control Numbersg 17000250

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