Reflexes to foot muscles in the cat.
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Published in Göteborg .
Written in English


  • Foot.,
  • Reflexes.,
  • Cats -- Physiology.

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Bibliography: p. [61]-64.

SeriesActa physiologica Scandinavica,, v. 62. Supplementum 235
LC ClassificationsQP372 .E53
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL223025M
LC Control Numbera 66000067

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