4 edition of **Mathematical principles in biology and their applications.** found in the catalog.

Mathematical principles in biology and their applications.

Nicolas Rashevsky

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Published
**1961**
by Thomas in Springfield, Ill
.

Written in English

- Biomathematics.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliography.

Series | American lectures series,, publication no. 414., A monograph in American lectures in living chemistry, American lecture series ;, publication no. 414. |

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LC Classifications | QH324 .R34 |

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Pagination | 128 p. |

Number of Pages | 128 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5798523M |

LC Control Number | 60011269 |

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