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Essays on growth and form presented to D"Arcy Wentworth Thompson.

Essays on growth and form presented to D"Arcy Wentworth Thompson.

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thompson, Sir D"Arcy Wentworth, 1860-,
  • Growth.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by W.E. Le Gros Clark and P.B. Medawar.
    ContributionsClark, Wilfrid E. Le Gros 1895-1971, ed., Medawar, P. B. 1915- joint ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH311 .T58
    The Physical Object
    Pagination viii, 408p.
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL188985M
    LC Control Numbera 46000404
    OCLC/WorldCa1282321

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