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North American moth with grey-winged males and wingless females; larvae are fall cankerworms Alsophila pometaria
social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers ant , emmet , pismire
cephalopod mollusk of warm seas whose females have delicate papery spiral shells Argonaut , Argonauta argo , nautilus , paper nautilus
branch of the internal pudendal artery in females that supplies the bulb of the vestibule arteria bulbi vestibuli , artery of the vestibule bulb
any of various birds of the Australian region whose males build ornamented structures resembling bowers in order to attract females bowerbird , catbird
oblique passage through the lower abdominal wall; in males it is the passage through which the testes descend into the scrotum and it contains the spermatic cord; in females it transmits the round ligament of the uterus canalis inguinalis , inguinal canal
most common form of muscular dystrophy; inheritance is X-linked recessive (carried by females but affecting only males) Duchenne's muscular dystrophy , pseudohypertrophic dystrophy
duck of the northern hemisphere much valued for the fine soft down of the females eider , eider duck
complex of females; sexual attraction to the father Electra complex
hormone of females estrogen
reproductive system of females female reproductive system
gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female feminine
gonadotropic hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary; in females it stimulates growth of the mammary glands and lactation after parturition lactogenic hormone , luteotropin , prolactin
mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried marsupial , pouched mammal
wasp that constructs mud cells on a solid base in which females place eggs laid in paralyzed insect larvae mud dauber
friendship and help among females old girl network
shrimp-like crustaceans whose females carry eggs and young in a pouch between the legs opossum shrimp
any of various small dipterous flies; bloodsucking females can transmit sandfly fever and leishmaniasis Phlebotomus papatasii , sandfly , sand fly
one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming pleopod , swimmeret
chromosomal disorder in females who have only one X chromosome; marked by dwarfism and heart abnormalities and underdeveloped sex organs Turner's syndrome
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