[ fûr′nĭng ]
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The formation of a fernlike pattern in a specimen of crystallized cervical mucus secreted at midcycle.
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How-and-ever, a mole ain't blind, and it's on'y them coster chaps as think so, but I've caught a many of 'em out ferning.A Son of Hagar|Sir Hall Caine