Que, your definition of gender identity has become antiquated in modern science. For most of our existence man placed most of the emphasis on the physiological aspects. As we have become more learned as a species, psychological identity has been proven to be more of a determining factor.
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a person bearing two X chromosomes in the cell nuclei and normally having a vagina, a uterus and ovaries, and developing at puberty a relatively rounded body and enlarged breasts, and retaining a beardless face; a girl or woman.
an organism of the sex or sexual phase that normally produces egg cells.
Botany . a pistillate plant.Merriam-Webster
fe·male | \ˈfē-ˌmāl \
Definition of female (Entry 1 of 2)
1a(1) : of, relating to, or being the sex that typically has the capacity to bear young or produce eggs
In a field of milkweed, I watched a female monarch butterfly deposit a single egg on the underside of a leaf.
— Tom Tyning
A few months later, she became the highest paid female performer on the Great White Way.
— Susannah McCorkle
(2) : having or producing only pistils or pistillate flowers
a female holly
b : made up of usually adult members of the female sex : consisting of females
the female workforce
c : characteristic of girls, women, or the female sex : exhibiting femaleness
composed for female voices
a female name
d : designed for or typically used by girls or women
a female glove
e : engaged in or exercised by girls or women
2 : having some quality (such as small size or delicacy of sound) associated with the female sex
3 : designed with a hollow or groove into which a corresponding male part fits
the female coupling of a hose
Definition of female (Entry 2 of 2)
1a : a female person : a woman or a girl
b : an individual of the sex that is typically capable of bearing young or producing eggs
2 : a pistillate plantOxford English Dictionary
1Of or denoting the sex that can bear offspring or produce eggs, distinguished biologically by the production of gametes (ova) which can be fertilized by male gametes.
‘a herd of female deer’
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1.1 Relating to or characteristic of women or female animals.
‘a female audience’
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1.2 (of a plant or flower) having a pistil but no stamens.
1.3 (of parts of machinery, fittings, etc.) manufactured hollow so that a corresponding male part can be inserted.
A female person, animal, or plant.MacMillian Dictionary
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ADJECTIVE female pronunciation in American English
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1 a female person or animal belongs to the sex that can produce babies or eggs
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Describing or relating to women or girls:female, feminine, womanly...
a female plant is one that produces fruit
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