Medical Department of the University of the City of New York

1876 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
tion had taken place, and that the corpus luteum in question was one of pregnancy. The seeming discrepancy between the age of the ovum and that of tho corpus luteum may be readily accounted for by either of two hypotheses. Against the evidence afforded by these appearances, the bare statement that the conditions surrounding the woman were such that she could not have had "sexual connection with any one for at least several years before," supplemented by the assertion "that externally the organs
more » ... of generation presented in a marked degree all of the highly characteristic signs of virginity." (Italics are mine.)
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