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African pioneers of modern medicine

Adelola Adeloye

African pioneers of modern medicine

Nigerian doctors of the nineteenth century

by Adelola Adeloye

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Published by University Press in Ibadan .
Written in English


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StatementAdelola Adeloye.
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Open LibraryOL14959443M
ISBN 100195756916

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