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6. Pharmacokinetic parameters of meloxicam after its oral administration in goat - A. R. Wani, S. U. Nabi, S. A. Bhat, O. S. Shah, N. A. Kutchy and R. K. Roy
Veterinary World, 7(3): 141-145


doi: 10.14202/vetworld.2014.141-145






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