Transforming the testicle: science, medicine and masculinity, 1800-1950
Sengoopta, Chandak (2001) Transforming the testicle: science, medicine and masculinity, 1800-1950. Medicina nei Secoli 13 (3), pp. 637-655. ISSN 0394-9001.
The article explores episodes the history of the discovery of function and actions of testicle - focusing first on their transformation from a quasi - mystical organ of virility to chemical factory secreting substances essential to physical and psychological attributes of masculinity; then showing how the powers of the testicular secretions were soon seen to extend for beyond the narrowly sexual sphere. PMID: 12402951 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] (Description from PubMed web page http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12402951?dopt=Abstract)
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