Virginal generation
Virginal Vir"gin*al, a. [L. virginalis: cf. F. virginal.] Of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly. ``Chastity and honor virginal.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

{Virginal generation} (Biol.), parthenogenesis.

{Virginal membrane} (Anat.), the hymen. [1913 Webster]


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