Female (♀) is the sex of an organism, or a part of an organism, that produces non-mobile ova (egg cells). Barring rare medical conditions, most female mammals, including female humans, have two X chromosomes. Female characteristics vary between different species with some species containing more well defined female characteristics. Both genetics and environment shape the prenatal development of a female.
A character with a female body plus a penis; a futanari.
Belonging to the ova), or to the gender which is typically associated with it. from 14th c.
“female authors, the leading male and female artists, a female bird cooing at a male, intersex female patients, a trans female vlogger”
Characteristic of this sex/gender. feminine, womanly.}}
“stereotypically female pastimes, an insect with typically female coloration”
Tending to lead to or regulate the development of sexual characteristics typical of this sex.
“the female chromosome, estrogen, the primary female sex hormone, is produced by both females and males”
Feminine; of the feminine grammatical gender.
Having an internal socket, as in a connector or pipe fitting. from 16th c.
One of the female (feminine) sex or gender.
A human member of the feminine sex or gender.
An animal of the sex that produces eggs.