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n. pl. women (wĭm′ĭn)
An adult female human.
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A female person
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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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Little Woman in Blue is a lyrically told and compelling story of Louisa May Alcott's often dismissed, vivacious youngest sister.
She writes: 'Souhami begins her chapter about the hours before Cavell's execution with ringing pathos: "The little woman was in a locked cell".' Had Bourke read the previous paragraph of my book she might have understood that my use of the phrase 'little woman' was a sardonic repetition from the diary entry of one of the ineffectual diplomats who failed to intervene to save Cavell's life.
[dagger] [dagger] COWLEY, Joy (text) Sarah Davis (illus.) The Fierce Little Woman and the Wicked Pirate Gecko Press, 2010 (1984) unpaged NZ$19.99 pbk ISBN 9781877467400 SCIS 1482008 pbk
Indulge the little woman that does with a cleaner that is as streamlined as a Porsche.
And behind closed doors with a little woman in front of you, you are a bully, aren't you?" Morrison replied: "No sir".
"Being a Little Woman has led me to great experiences.
He took on the role of 'man of the house' and used to call his mum 'little woman'.
this fiercely ambitious little woman stopped at nothing in her relentless desire to be crowned the new queen of GMTV.
I like men who have a little woman and a little man in them.
Superbly illustrated by Irving Toddy, Dzani Yazhi Naazbaa': Little Woman Warrior Who Came Home is a bilingual picturebook written in both Navajo and English by Northern Arizona University professor Evangeline Parsons Yazzie.
Ellis had a more modest assessment of herself, saying she was just "an ordinary little woman."