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The symbol of the Roman goddess Venus (goddess of love) is often used to represent the female sex and is the alchemical symbol for copper.

Female (♀) is the sex of an organism, or a part of an organism, that produces non-mobile ova (egg cells). Most female mammals, including female humans, have two X chromosomes.

Female sections
Intro   Defining characteristics   Etymology and usage  Mammalian female  Symbol  Sex determination  See also  Sources   References   

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