TITLE

sialic

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2122
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "sialic" is presented, which means resembling saliva.
ACCESSION #
62161322

 

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