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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English


  • Obesity -- Etiology.,
  • Obesity -- Pathophysiology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJenni Harvey, Dominic J. Withers.
ContributionsHarvey, Jenni., Withers, Dominic John.
LC ClassificationsRC628 .N387 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 324 p. :
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22844080M
ISBN 100521860334
ISBN 109780521860338
LC Control Number2008278135

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