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Introduction to Chinese classics in medicine

Henry C. Lu

Introduction to Chinese classics in medicine

by Henry C. Lu

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Published by The Academy of Oriental Heritage in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Acupuncture -- history.,
  • Medicine, Chinese Traditional -- history.

  • Edition Notes

    CCM

    Statementby Henry C. Lu.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination92 p. :
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14749333M
    LC Control Number97335018

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