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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Alcohol -- Physiological effect.,
  • Alcoholism -- Endocrine aspects.,
  • Neurotoxicology.,
  • Alcohol, Ethyl -- pharmacology.,
  • Central Nervous System -- drug effects.,
  • Central Nervous System -- embryology.,
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.,
  • Fetal Development -- drug effects.,
  • Maternal-Fetal Exchange.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Ronald R. Watson.
SeriesCRC series in physiology of drug abuse
ContributionsWatson, Ronald R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP801.A3 A416 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination396 p. :
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1564892M
ISBN 100849379350
LC Control Number91046635

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