by M. Nijhoff, Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Boston in The Hague, Boston, Hingham, MA .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by U. Bagge, G.V.R. Born, P. Gaehtgens.|
|Series||Microcirculation reviews ;, v. 1|
|Contributions||Bagge, U., Born, V. R., Gaehtgens, P.|
|LC Classifications||QP95 .W44 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 169 p. :|
|Number of Pages||169|
|LC Control Number||82007117|
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