J. C. MEAKINS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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MEAKINS JC. ARTERIOLAR INFARCTION*. Ann Intern Med. 1934;8:661–668. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-8-6-661
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;8(6):661-668.
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