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On the nature of snake-poison

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Published by [publisher not identified] in Place of publication not identified] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Venoms,
  • Poisoning,
  • Snake Venoms

  • Edition Notes

    [Read before the Medical Society of London. January 25th, 1884.]

    Statement[Sir Joseph Fayrer]
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 pages ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25949509M

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