femaleness

noun

fe·​male·​ness ˈfē-ˌmāl-nəs How to pronounce femaleness (audio)
: the qualities (as of form, physiology, or behavior) that distinguish an individual that produces large usually immobile gametes from one that produces spermatozoa or spermatozoids

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“Femaleness.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/femaleness. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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