Observations on the influence of an electromagnet on some of the phenomena of a nerve by John G. McKendrick

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  • Nerves,
  • Electromagnetism

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Other titlesJournal of anatomy and physiology. Vol. 13.
Statementby Professor M"Kendrick, University of Glasgow
ContributionsUniversity of Glasgow. Library
The Physical Object
Paginationpp. [219]-223 ;
Number of Pages223
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Open LibraryOL25907760M

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