Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease
Saunders, 1999 - Medical - 1425 pages
Presenting the latest edition of this popular, comprehensive and practical text of pathology. Written with great clarity for easy readability, this reference offers detailed discussions of genetic disorders, cellular injury and death, neoplasia, the skeletal system and soft tissue tumors, and much more. Completely revised and updated, this edition is even more user-friendly with the use of text boxes for key topics in each chapter and a new full-color design. Features 1200 excellent 4-color illustrations!
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