female offspring


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Noun1.female offspring - a child who is female
female person, female - a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
child, kid - a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college"
daughter, girl - a female human offspring; "her daughter cared for her in her old age"
male offspring, man-child - a child who is male
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Surviving, lesser-exposed offspring were placed on a standard diet at weaning, and female offspring were mated to unexposed males.
capitata larvae, had a considerably higher proportion of female offspring than parasitoids that had developed from larvae of a wild-type C.
Trivers and Willard (1973) suggested that females in poor condition should invest in daughters because female offspring require less parental investment, and female offspring raised by poor mothers will reproduce whereas male offspring likely will not.
This resistance gets passed on both to male and female offspring, leading to a longer life span for the species as a whole.
Sexing semen has been pioneered by Cogent and means that over 90% of all sperm in a straw are female, allowing more female offspring to be born.
THE continuing furore about older professional women having babies now states that the female offspring themselves are at risk of becoming infertile in their adult lives as a result of their mothers' decisions to delay parenthood.
The process would be repeated using a female offspring, making the next generation 75 percent Churro.
Only a small proportion of female offspring are needed as replacements for aging milk cows, with the remainder raised for beef.
In Oxitec's pest control approach, the company's engineered males are released to mate with wild females, resulting in the death of all the female offspring.
What we've also found is that there is an increased chance of both male and female offspring developing metabolic disease similar to type 2 diabetes," Fullston asserted.
More immediately, it is worth noting that Westmead Hawk's overall stamina index of 580m is far exceeded by the 658m figure for his female offspring He was coupled here by Co.