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Paleopathology disease in the fossil record by Bruce M. Rothschild

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English


  • Paleopathology.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-361) and index.

StatementBruce M. Rothschild and Larry D. Martin.
ContributionsMartin, Larry D.
LC ClassificationsR134.8 .R67 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination386 p. :
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1717438M
ISBN 10084938897X
LC Control Number92019988

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