female mammal


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Noun1.female mammal - animals that nourish their young with milkfemale mammal - animals that nourish their young with milk
female - an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
mammal, mammalian - any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
dug - an udder or breast or teat
mammary gland, mamma - milk-secreting organ of female mammals
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He said the female mammal 'came on' to him while he was in the pool with her.
Colostrum, a substance produced in mammary glands within 48 to 72 hours after a female mammal gives birth, abounds with nutrients, growth factors, and immune-supporting compounds, including antibodies.
The 6ft-long female mammal, weighing about 11st, had to be put down by vets after an attack with a steak knife.
The female mammal was infected with European Bat Lyssavirus (EBLV), a strain of rabies common among bats across northern Europe.
The female mammal, which died last month, was infected with European Bat Lyssavirus (EBLV), a strain of rabies common among bats across the northern Europe.
The female mammal, found in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, was infected with European Bat Lyssavirus (EBLV), a strain of rabies common among bats in northern Europe.
The nine-foot, adult, female mammal was rescued by the aquarium after she became stranded near Vero Beach with her calf in early October.
On the other hand, a female mammal mates with many partners in order to broaden the genetic diversity of her offspring and thus increase the odds that her genes will continue on.
Objective: Male and female mammals differ in their sex chromosome complement: males have one X chromosome and one Y chromosome (XY), while females have two X chromosomes (XX).
This is consistent with the varying effects of estrogenic chemicals on male and female mammals, Hong-Sheng says.
Female mammals have long, winding fallopian tubes, so a chemical trail there might fizzle out, Miki says.
In female mammals, ODC levels are known to rise during ovulation, when the egg cell matures and is released from the ovary.