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use of animals in research by the Department of Defense hearing before the Research and Development Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, hearing held April 7, 1992. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Research and Development.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • United States. Dept. of Defense.,
  • Animal models in research -- United States.,
  • Laboratory animals -- United States.,
  • Animal welfare -- United States.,
  • Medicine -- Research -- United States.,
  • Biology -- Research -- United States.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .A7668 1992a
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 392 p. :
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1350686M
ISBN 100160388333
LC Control Number92240386

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