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female

 [fe´māl]
1. an individual of the sex that produces ova or bears young.
female orgasmic disorder persistently delayed or absent orgasm in a female after a normal sexual excitement phase of adequate focus, intensity, and duration. See also male orgasmic disorder.
female sexual arousal disorder a sexual dysfunction involving failure by a female either to attain or maintain the lubrication and swelling response of sexual excitement during sexual activity, after adequate stimulation, causing significant distress or interpersonal difficulty. Both physiological (such as endocrine) and psychological factors may be involved. Formerly called frigidity. See also male erectile disorder.

fe·male

(fē'māl),
In humans, the gender that produces oocytes and bears the young.

female

/fe·male/ (fe´māl)
1. an individual organism of the sex that bears young or produces ova or eggs.

female

(fē′māl′)
adj.
1.
a. Of or denoting the sex that produces ova or bears young.
b. Characteristic of or appropriate to this sex in humans and other animals: female hormones; female fashions.
c. Consisting of members of this sex. See Usage Note at lady.
2. Of or denoting the gamete that is larger and less motile than the other corresponding gamete. Used of anisogamous organisms.
3. Botany
a. Designating an organ, such as a pistil or ovary, that functions in producing seeds after fertilization.
b. Bearing pistils but not stamens; pistillate: female flowers.
n.
1. A female organism.
2. A woman or girl.

fe′male′ness n.

female

Etymology: L, femella, young woman
1 adj, pertaining to the sex that has the ability to become pregnant and bear children; feminine.
2 n, a female person.

fe·male

(fē'māl)
zoology Denoting the gender that produces oocytes (or ova) and thus bears the young.
[L. femina, woman]

female

1. an individual of the sex that produces ova or bears young.
2. feminine.

female genital system anomalies
includes hermaphroditism, freemartinism, ovarian hypogenesis and aplasia, imperforate hymen, segmental aplasia of the paramesonephric duct, including uterus unicornis, uterus didelphys double cervix, cervical diverticula.
female pseudohermaphrodite

Patient discussion about female

Q. Is there any difference in male and female breast cancer patients?

A. Yes there are few differences found and they are male breast cancer develops at an older age, they are more frequently estrogen receptor positive compare to females, male breast cancer are found generally in high grade or advanced stage because the tissue of men is less as of women so by the time men identify it as cancer its grown to a high stage.

Q. can lypoma be cure with age of 45 female 100% i have lypoma at back between arm from long time my age is 45 also has problem of sorises let me know how can it be cured

A. Nothing is 100% in medicine, so no one can guarantee you anything. However, provided it's indeed lipoma (a benign tumor, not cancer which is called liposarcoma), then it's not suppose to cause any specific problems after it's removed surgically.

You may read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/1209.htm

Q. im looking to become a female for my lover i want to do this i have been wanting to do this all m life? I LOVE TO WARE DRESSES HIGH HELS MAKE UP AND SEXY BED ROOM CLOTHING TO .I HAVE A GRIL FRIEND AND A BOY FRIEND I LOVE THEM BOTH AND WE ALL THINK I SHOULD DO IT ?

A. They did have a question, it was what do we think they should do. I would say that this person needs to seek a professional opinion. Having a sex change is no laughing matter and take a lot of time. They have to first prove to a psychiatrist that this is how they want to live their life. Then they need to live as the gender they plan on changing to for a year.

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Here I had the dickens' own time keeping the female from Juag's throat.
A research team from Hokkaido University found female cockroaches living in close proximity to other females were more likely to reproduce even without males present, which may explain why cockroaches were able to exist for at least (http://zidbits.
KUWAIT, Nov 17 (KUNA) -- The total electorate for the upcoming elections due on November 26 stands at 483,186, including 230,430 males and 252,756 females.
10 males and 11 females belong to an undescribed species of Lachesilla, in species group Corona, that is here described and illustrated.
Time Use 2012/2013 Data of the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, indicated that females spend approximately two hours and 14 minutes in the care of children against 48 minutes for males.
The present article examines gender differences in college students' social goals, as some evidence exists that males and females will differ in their social goals.
1) Both males and females categorized as having a high level of depressive symptoms at the time of the first interview had significantly elevated odds of reporting at least one of four specified sexual risk behaviors about one year later.
For male chimps, say the researchers, old females maybe particularly alluring because of their demonstrated success at surviving and, in most eases, raising offspring.
About 5 years ago, conservationists noticed that females that they were feeding had far fewer female than male offspring.
Two of the year-old cubs are males and two are females, and officials say the father is likely to drive the males out of the area and mate with the females, raising concerns about inbreeding.
1) Substantial morbidity and social problems also result from the approximately 870,000 pregnancies that occur each year among females aged 15-19 years (2) and the estimated 3 million cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) that occur each year among persons aged 10-19 years.