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Give truth a chance

Krishna, G (2023) Give truth a chance. In: Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, 8 (4). pp. 329-330.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.20529/IJME.2023.060


As a curious undergraduate studying Ayurveda, the first concept that intrigued me was Sushruta’s take on foetal sex determination. At the time of conception, if the man’s semen is in excess, a male foetus results; if the woman’s menstrual blood is in excess, a female foetus results; if semen and menstrual blood are in equal measure, an intersex is formed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Indian Journal of Medical Ethics
Publisher: Forum for Medical Ethics Society
Additional Information: The copyright for this article belongs to author.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Molecular Reproduction, Development & Genetics
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2024 05:33
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2024 05:33
URI: https://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/83797

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