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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English


  • Hearing.,
  • Labyrinth (Ear),
  • Sound -- Physiological effect.

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Edition Notes

StatementYasuji Katsuki.
LC ClassificationsQP461 .K37 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 155 p. :
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4266300M
ISBN 100521243467
LC Control Number81012241

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