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Of, relating to, or being in estrus.
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pertaining to or involving the estrus.
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|Adj.||1.||estrous - (of lower mammals) showing or in a state of estrus; in heat; "the estrous state"; "the estrous cycle"|
mammal, mammalian - any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
anestrous - (of lower mammals) not in a state of estrus; not in heat; "an anestrous bitch"
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