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July 2, 1932

Female Sex Hormonology: A Review.

JAMA. 1932;99(1):62. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740530064035

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Great confusion exists in the minds of most physicians, owing to the multiplicity of terms used in various publications concerning the female sex hormone. A great deal of experimental work has been done, but no uniformity has been employed in terminology by the experimenters. The glossary that the author has appended to this work alone justifies its publication. In addition, Graves, who has been an interested and active clinical investigator of preparations of the female sex hormone, has simplified the present status of this portion of endocrinology in an acceptable and easily readable form. A complete story in brief of the physiology of the female reproductive system is described in the light of our modern conception, based on a vast amount of scientific work done in the past few years. All students of medicine would profit by carefully reading this concise review of the subject, which, the author justly points

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