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Radioactivity in man

Symposium on Radioactivity in Man (1960 Vanderbilt University)

Radioactivity in man

whole body counting and effects of internal gamma ray-emitting radioisotopes.

by Symposium on Radioactivity in Man (1960 Vanderbilt University)

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactivity -- Congresses.,
  • Scintillation counters.,
  • Radioisotopes.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by George R. Meneeley.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsMeneely, George R., ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM845 .S88 1960
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 491 p.
    Number of Pages491
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5813050M
    LC Control Number60053279
    OCLC/WorldCa4608256


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