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oestrous cycle

  

      n   a hormonally controlled cycle of activity of the reproductive organs in many female mammals. The follicular stage (growth of the Graafian follicles, thickening of the lining of the uterus, secretion of oestrogen, and ovulation (see oestrus)), is succeeded by the luteal phase (formation of the corpus luteum and secretion of progesterone), followed by regression and a return to the first stage  
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oestrus   ,   (U.S.)   estrus, estrum  
      n   a regularly occurring period of sexual receptivity in most female mammals, except humans, during which ovulation occurs and copulation can take place; heat  
     (C17: from Latin oestrus gadfly, hence frenzy, from Greek oistros)  
   oestrous, oestral            (U.S.)  
  estrous, estral      adj  


oestrous cycle  
      n   a hormonally controlled cycle of activity of the reproductive organs in many female mammals. The follicular stage (growth of the Graafian follicles, thickening of the lining of the uterus, secretion of oestrogen, and ovulation (see oestrus)), is succeeded by the luteal phase (formation of the corpus luteum and secretion of progesterone), followed by regression and a return to the first stage  

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oestrus, oestriol, oestrone

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