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female

noun female being, female gender, female sex, gender, girl, her, herself, lady, miss, mrs., ms., she, woman
Associated concepts: women's rights
Foreign phrases: Feme, Femme.A woman. Feme covert. Amarried woman. Feme sole. A single woman.
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It explains well the fact that several female cockroaches will be able to maintain a colony in a more stable manner than a single female cockroach," the research team said in a (http://www.
27 male and 25 female teachers of EST General, 36 male and 7 female of SV, 4 male and 4 female of AT.
Females pursued responsibility goals and intimacy/relationship goals more often than did males (Anderman & Anderman, 1999; Ford, 1996; Patrick, Anderman, & Ryan, 1997).
However, Muller notes that he and earlier researchers have tracked female Kibale chimps since 1983.
According to evolutionary theory, well-fed mother parrots would have more sons because healthy males would have a better chance of catching the attention of female parrots.
Male and female mountain lions that had been roaming back and forth between the Simi Hills and the Santa Susana Mountains were found dead in the Simi Hills last fall from anticoagulant poisoning, possibly from eating other animals that had been poisoned.
Female basketball and soccer players sustain three to four times more knee injuries than men who participate in the same sports.
The first section establishes broad historical, geographic, and iconographic frameworks for understanding and interpreting Black female subjectivity in American culture.
Overall, the prevalence of having felt sad or hopeless almost every day for [greater than or equal to]2 weeks was higher among female (35.
A study by Greer and Buss (1994) found that the most successful tactic to engage a female in sexual activity is to invest time and attention as well as profess love and commitment.
Nevertheless, the study contributes to our evolving grasp of the role of nutrition in female athletes, and how that role differs for men.