Those Amazing Leeches by Cheryl M. Halton

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Published by Dillon Press in Minneapolis, MN .

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Explores the physiology, habitat, and past and present medical uses of a variety of leeches.

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Statementby Cheryl M. Halton.
GenreJuvenile non-fiction
LC ClassificationsQL391.A6 H27 1989
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Pagination120 p., ill.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2057215M
ISBN 100875184081
ISBN 109780875184081
LC Control Number88035908

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