Definitions

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  • n. an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

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Examples

  • In the complete metamorphosis life cycle, the adult female insect lays an egg and a worm-like creature called a larva hatches from the egg.

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  • They began by working with young adult female mice in their Arkansas lab, to see whether TCE might stimulate an autoimmune reaction in their immune systems.

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