Female

Female (♀) is the sex of an organism, or a part of an organism, which produces non-mobile ova (egg cells). Most female mammals, including human females, have two X chromosomes.

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Pollen
... to the pistil of flowering plants or from the male cone to the female cone of coniferous plants ... When pollen lands on a compatible pistil or female cone (i.e ... it germinates and produces a pollen tube that transfers the sperm to the ovule (or female gametophyte) ...
Ginkgo Biloba - Reproduction
... Ginkgos are dioecious, with separate sexes, some trees being female and others being male ... Female plants do not produce cones ... and a papery endotesta, with the nucellus surrounding the female gametophyte at the center ...
Hawk - Reproduction
... The male and female will fly together up in the air in a circular motion ... The two birds will repeat this until finally the male latches onto the female and they begin to free-fall down to earth ... In one year, a female hawk will lay about five eggs ...
Video Game Controversies - Demographics - Gender
... As of 2011, over 40% of players are female, according to the video game industry ... of Central Florida found that of the 33 games sampled, 41% do not feature female characters, 28% portrayed women as sex objects, 21% depicted violence against women, and 30% did not represent the female ... opposed ("evil or as obstacles to the goal of the game"), and trivial ("females depicted in fairly non-significant roles") ...
Mule
... A mule is the offspring of a male donkey and a female horse ... obtain than a hinny (the offspring of a male horse and a female donkey) ... known instance of a male mule siring offspring, female mules have on very rare occasion given birth to viable offspring ...

Famous quotes containing the word female:

    Only when women rebel against patriarchal standards does female muscle become more accepted.
    Gloria Steinem (b. 1934)

    There is not one female comic who was beautiful as a little girl.
    Joan Rivers (b. 1935)

    I wonder what subtle form of manslaughter is next on the program. Am I to be dropped into a vat of molten steel and become part of a new skyscraper, or are you going to ask this female to kiss me again and poison me to death?
    Ernest Lehman (b.1920)