Why experiment on animals? a lecture delivered before the University of Oxford Medical Society on February 22nd, 1949. by M. Beddow Bayly

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Published by National Anti-Vivisection Society in London .

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ContributionsNational Anti-Vivisection Society., University of Oxford. Medical Society.
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