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Published by A.R. Liss in New York .
Written in English


  • Blood flow -- Congresses.,
  • Erythrocytes -- Congresses.,
  • Rheology (Biology) -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, Giles R. Cokelet, Herbert J. Meiselman, Donald E. Brooks.
SeriesKroc Foundation series ; v. 13, Kroc Foundation series ;, v. 13.
ContributionsCokelet, Giles R., Meiselman, Herbert J., Brooks, Donald E.
LC ClassificationsQP105 .E77 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 285 p. :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4403865M
ISBN 100845103032
LC Control Number79005473

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