Counseling in genetics

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Published by A. R. Liss in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Genetic counseling.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementeditors, Y. Edward Hsia ... [et al.].
ContributionsHsia, Y. Edward 1931-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRB155 .C68
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 347 p. :
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4401853M
ISBN 100845102052
LC Control Number79003038

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