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Religion and medicine

Religion and medicine

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Published by Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by K. N. Udupa & Gurmohan Singh.
    ContributionsUdupa, K. N., 1920-, Singh, Gurmohan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.M4 R44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 150 p. ;
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4867609M
    LC Control Number75908701

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