Abstract

The fatty composition of the body is considered from various aspects.

Keywords

Obesity Europe Dian 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • John M. H. Buckler
    • 1
  1. 1.University Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Clarendon WingThe General Infirmary at LeedsLeedsUK

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