metoestrus


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metoestrus

(mɛtˈiːstrəs; -ˈɛstrəs) or

metestrus

n
(Zoology) zoology the period in the oestrous cycle following oestrus, characterized by lack of sexual activity
metˈoestrous, metˈestrous adj
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It is well described that the oestrous cycle of rats lasts four or five days and consists of proestrus, oestrus, metoestrus, and dioestrus, and includes various alterations in the concentrations of gonadal steroids and gonadotropins.
Pregnancy rates after post insemination injections during metoestrus or dioestrous.