Delayed Implantation in the Grey Seal, Halichoerus grypus (Fab.)


EARLY in March 1870 a large grey seal cow was killed by Prof. W. Turner. “A large corpus luteum was in the left ovary but the uterus was empty1.”

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    Turner, W., J. Anat., 4, 270 (1870).

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    Fisher, H. D., Nature, 173, 879 (1954).

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    Gibbney, L., Nature, 172, 590 (1953).

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