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n. pl. women (wĭm′ĭn)
An adult female human.
A female person


Vox populi A female person. See Abdominal woman, Declared pregnant woman.

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Q. can staphylococcus in woman cause infertility? staphylococcus/infertility

A. Not that I know about. One of the major routes in which bacteria cause infertility in women is through inflammation of the pelvis (PID), but staphylococcus isn't a major cause of this disease.

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Q. Is it safe to have sex with a woman with cancer of the uterus? My 45-years old wife was told she have cancer in the uterus, and will have an operation soon. Meanwhile, should we use a condom during sex? Can the tumor pass from her to me (like AIDS or HPV)?

A. unless the cancer has lots of bleeding, you don't need to use condoms.
but if your wife would undergo an operation, maybe you need to be off-of-that-sex 1-2 days prior to operation day, just to make sure there's no super infection that will bother the operation plan.

Q. If a woman has a sister with bipolar disorder... If a woman has a sister with bipolar disorder [and no other family history of mental health problems] and she marries a man with no family history of mental health problems. Now anyone tell me what are the chances that their children will have bipolar?

A. There is always a chance when having children that they may develop some kind of illness at some point in their lives. You shouldnt base your decicion to have children on that fact. As time goes on there are better and more effective ways to treat illnesses such as bipolar disorder. There is a chance that there is a wider family history of bipolar disorder in the family and none of the others were diagnosed. Then there is a good possibility that the child may not get bipolar disorder. We can give you odds and statistics but the reality is if you choose not to have children you will never know. Knowledge is power, if you are aware that there is a history, educate yourself on the illness and you will recognize the signs at an early stage if they appear and be able to get your child the help they will require right away.

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(7) Daruber hinaus steht er fur eine Generation, die den Aufbau der Bundesrepublik, anders als der Ich-Erzahler und Frau Brucker, nicht mehr erlebt hat.
Symud ar draws y tywod gan ddefnyddio ei breichiau ystwyth mae'r seren frau ac mi all y breichiau yma fod yn gymaint a phedair modfedd ar hugain mewn un o'r rhai mawr.
We are delighted to introduce interior design innovators such as the Poltrona Frau Group to the local market, another great addition to our several showrooms representing leading brands that reflect the company's passion to deliver select premium products to our customers," said Sholy.
Entirely reserved for the ruling family and their international guests, the spaces are furnished with Poltrona Frau products, highlighting the continuity of the Italian luxury company which was official supplier to the Italian Royal family in the 1930's.
It is the second time in 10 months that Frau has been targeted by carjackers after he was robbed in October last year.
Once these two start smooching in the moonlight, the jealous Frau sends them both to their doom.
By decree of the professional association for wait personnel, women serving food and drink are now called "Frau Ober," the female equivalent of "Herr Ober," the traditional term for male waiters.
Die Sangerin war keine junge Frau. Sie stand hinten.
Frau Pauland her husband began seeking ways to escape.
Fallende Frau, doppelkopfig (Falling woman, double-faced), 2004, is an apparently full-size female figure, which, however, is so elaborately swathed in artfully draped gray cloth that only its extremities are visible.
But with an option of three different woods--mahogany, rosewood, and briarwood--and interiors upholstered with Poltrona Frau leather, luxury is not lost to performance.