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fate map Tweet Definition of fate map Like Definition of fate map on Facebook
noun 
  1. (biology) a diagram of an embryo of some organism showing the structures that will develop from each part
     
female Tweet Definition of female Like Definition of female on Facebook
noun 
  1. Someone of feminine sex or gender.
  2. Something of feminine sex or gender.
adjective 
  1. Belonging or referring to the sex which is generally characterized as the one associated with the larger gametes (for species which have two sexes and for which this distinction can be made).
  2. (context, figurative, electronics) Having an internal socket, as in a connector or pipe fitting.
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fertile Tweet Definition of fertile Like Definition of fertile on Facebook
adjective 
  1. (context, of land etc) capable of growing abundant crops; productive
  2. (biology) capable of reproducing; fecund, fruitful
  3. (biology) capable of developing past the egg stage
  4. (context, of an imagination etc) productive or prolific
     
fertility Tweet Definition of fertility Like Definition of fertility on Facebook
noun (uncountable)
  1. the condition, or the degree of being fertile
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  1. the birthrate of a population - the number of live births per 1000 people per year
     
fertilization Tweet Definition of fertilization Like Definition of fertilization on Facebook
noun (plural: fertilizations)
  1. The act or process of rendering fertile.
  2. The act of fecundating or impregnating animal or vegetable germs; esp., the process by which in flowers the pollen renders the ovule fertile, or an analogous process in flowerless plants; fecundation; impregnation.
     
fetal Tweet Definition of fetal Like Definition of fetal on Facebook
adjective 
  1. (embryology) Pertaining to, or connected with, a fetus; as, fetal circulation; fetal membranes.
     
fetus Tweet Definition of fetus Like Definition of fetus on Facebook
noun 
  1. (embryology) An unborn or unhatched vertebrate showing signs of the mature animal.
  2. (embryology) An unborn baby after the 7th week of gestation.
     
fibrillation Tweet Definition of fibrillation Like Definition of fibrillation on Facebook
noun 
  1. The rapid, irregular, and unsynchronized contraction of the muscle fibers of the heart.
     
fission Tweet Definition of fission Like Definition of fission on Facebook
noun 
  1. The process whereby one item splits to become two.
  2. (physics): The process of splitting an atom into smaller particles.
  3. (biology): The process by which a bacterium splits to form two daughter cells.
     
fissiparous Tweet Definition of fissiparous Like Definition of fissiparous on Facebook
adjective 
  1. factious, Factious, tending to break into pieces.
  2. Causing division or fragmenting something.
  1. (biology): Of cells that reproduce through fission, splitting into two.
     
foetus Tweet Definition of foetus Like Definition of foetus on Facebook
noun (es, pl2=foeti)
  1. (embryology) An unborn or unhatched vertebrate showing signs of the mature animal.
  2. (embryology) An unborn baby after the 7th week of gestation.
     

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