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Basics of food allergy

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English


  • Food allergy.,
  • Diet in disease.

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Edition Notes

Statementby J. C. Breneman ; illustrated by Pat Kent.
LC ClassificationsRC596 .B73
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 278 p. :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4541700M
ISBN 100398036705
LC Control Number77008493

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