Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1609
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A definition of the medical term "Ivan Petrovich Pavlov" is presented. The term refers to the Russian physiologist known for his work on classical conditioning. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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