Once we were hunters a study of the evolution of vascular disease

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Published by Imperial College Press in London .

Written in English

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  • Atherosclerosis.,
  • Coronary heart disease.,
  • Human evolution.,
  • Vascular Diseases -- physiopathology.,
  • Adaptation, Physiological.,
  • Cardiovascular Physiology.,
  • Evolution.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementeditor, Gianni Belcaro.
ContributionsBelcaro, G.
LC ClassificationsRC692 .O63 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 116 p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3579889M
ISBN 101860942628
LC Control Number2002265980

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