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Published by Pan American Health Organization, Pan American Sanitary Bureau, Regional Office of the World Health Organization in Washington, D.C., USA .
Written in English

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  • America

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  • Medical genetics -- America -- Congresses.,
  • Abnormalities, Human -- America -- Prevention -- Congresses.,
  • Medical genetics -- Congresses.,
  • Abnormalities, Human -- Prevention -- Congresses.

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Bibliography: p. 23-24.

SeriesScientific publication ;, no. 460, Publicaciones científicas (Washington, D.C.) ;, no. 504.
ContributionsPan American Sanitary Bureau.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA10 .P252 no. 460, RA645.G4 .P252 no. 460
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 26 p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2956579M
ISBN 109275114609
LC Control Number84199442

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