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Early fetal maturity assessed from patterns of ossification in the hand and foot. / Maclaughlin-Black, Sue; Gunstone, Anthony.

In: International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, Vol. 5, No. 1, 03.1995, p. 51-59.

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Maclaughlin-Black, S & Gunstone, A 1995, 'Early fetal maturity assessed from patterns of ossification in the hand and foot', International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 51-59. https://doi.org/10.1002/oa.1390050106

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Maclaughlin-Black, Sue ; Gunstone, Anthony. / Early fetal maturity assessed from patterns of ossification in the hand and foot. In: International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. 1995 ; Vol. 5, No. 1. pp. 51-59.

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