female body

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n female body the body of a female human being
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Quotations

  • John Updike
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    “For male and female alike, the bodies of the other sex are messages signaling what we must do -- they are glowing signifiers of our own necessities.”

Usage

In literature:

The body of the fully formed female is long and slender.
"Our Common Insects" by Alpheus Spring Packard
The prostate is peculiar to the male body, the uterus to the female.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
Physically this animal develops a body almost identical with that of the female of the same species.
"The Biology, Physiology and Sociology of Reproduction" by Winfield S. Hall
Females also, being generally weaker in body, require more sleep than males.
"The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Müller" by George Müller
Four Necrophori, three males and a female, are there with the body.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
But her body, tightly wrapped in a gown of black silk that stopped just above her breasts, was magnificently female.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
But as the body of my antagonist sank an inert mass to the floor a cry of warning broke from one of the female prisoners.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Accordingly the male must place the sperm cells within the body of the female.
"The Meaning of Evolution" by Samuel Christian Schmucker
Huddled together in the ditch was a pile of dead bodies, and among them peeped out a piece of a female dress.
"Out on the Pampas" by G. A. Henty
Each egg of such a female will contain one "black" X after the polar bodies have been thrown off.
"A Critique of the Theory of Evolution" by Thomas Hunt Morgan
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In poetry:

A few yards from us the women were dressing.
Thus did I catch a glimpse
for only a second or two
of the nakedness of female bodies
as hands raised skirts above heads.
"Place of Pilgrimage" by Jaroslav Seifert
What's Female Beauty, but an Art divine,
Through which the Mind's all gentle Graces shine?
They like the Sun irradiate all between;
The Body charms, because the Mind is seen.
"Female Beauty" by Mark Akenside

In news:

View full size Courtesy of Tiffany Boothe/Seaside Aquarium The body of a 12-foot female orca washed ashore near Long Beach, Wash, about a mile north of the Cranberry beach approach, on Saturday.
At Amikids Orlando , the student body makeup is 89 percent male and 11 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 91 percent.
Some artists like Craig Tracy not only appreciates the female form, he uses their bodies as the canvas for his paintings .
At School-Age Pare , the student body makeup is 5 percent male and 95 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 97 percent.
In our Pro's Questionnaire, we asked prominent athletes -- female and male -- five probing questions about their bodies, and got some very revealing answers.
At The Real School, the student body makeup is 44 percent male and 56 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 38 percent.
At Reduced Services, the student body makeup is 75 percent male and 25 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 33 percent.
At Pine Ridge School, the student body makeup is 66 percent male and 34 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 17 percent.
At Rise Up Academy At Eggleston, the student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 66 percent.
At Riverside High School, the student body makeup is 56 percent male and 44 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 92 percent.
At Sam Houston , the student body makeup is 86 percent male and 14 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 38 percent.
At Satellite Academy High School, the student body makeup is 45 percent male and 55 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 97 percent.
At Seward High School, the student body makeup is 61 percent male and 39 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 24 percent.
Boobs, Butt, or Shoulders So you think you know the female body.
At Sicily Island High School, the student body makeup is 54 percent male and 46 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 54 percent.
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In science:

The network theory of gynandromorph development has direct relevance to understanding sexual dimorphism (differences in morphology between male and female organisms of the same species) and medical pathologies such as hemihyperplasia (asymmetric development of normally symmetric body parts in a unisexual individual).
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Fig.7c depicts a symmetric male “heart” in an otherwise female body.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Fig.7g shows a female gynandromorph where the whole front side is female in a male body.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Hence, there is the possibility of an organism developing that is female, but with two distinct female ancestors generating the two bilateral body halves.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Definitions: Synsexhemimorphs are same sex (male or female) organisms with asymmetric development, of normally symmetric body parts/sections, resulting from different parental allelic, developmental control networks ( CENEs).
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
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