from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The dried and powdered ovarian substance. The same term is applied to a preparation made from the expressed juice of the fresh ovaries.
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Given the time course of her symptoms, it sounds as though ovarin cancer is far down on the diagnostic tree, but there are many other conditions that could be causing her symptoms, most of which are benign and completely treatable ...
As a matter of fact, ovarian extract, in the form of ovarin, etc., would seem to have proved beneficial in various disorders, more especially in anæmia and in troubles due to the artificial menopause.