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Published by Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, distributed by Academic Press in Stroudsburg, Pa, [New York] .
Written in English


  • Body temperature -- Regulation -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by Evelyn Satinoff.
SeriesBenchmark papers in behavior ;, 13
ContributionsSatinoff, Evelyn, 1937-
LC ClassificationsQP135 .T48
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 375 p. :
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4407099M
ISBN 100879333499
LC Control Number79010267

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