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es·trous

 (ĕs′trəs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being in estrus.

es•trous

(ˈɛs trəs)

adj.
pertaining to or involving the estrus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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The present work shows that antagonism of NR2B subunit of NMDA receptor at the level of the ACC is able to reduce inflammatory pain in females at different phases of the estrous cycle (estrus and metestrus) if applied before or after inflammatory insult; these results confirm that supraspinal strategies for managing pain, specifically, antagonism of NMDA receptor at the level of ACC is worthy in female at estrus and metestrus phases of the estrous cycle.
He can cover more territory by skirting downwind of bedding areas, scrape lines and the perimeter of feeding locations for airborne scent of an estrous doe.
Successful wildlife management is directly related to reproduction programs, which require hormone monitoring to determine the estrous cycle, onset of puberty, duration of sexual receptivity, effect of season, pregnancy diagnosis, birth timing and physical fitness (Wildt & Wemmer 1999).
Spontaneous oscillator synchrony has been documented in a wide variety of electrical, mechanical, chemical, and biological systems, including the menstrual cycles of women and estrous cycles of Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus).
Follicular Development in Ewes During Natural and Prostaglandins Induced Estrous Cycle
A female cat has two to four estrous cycles every year during the mating season which can vary, but occurs during the seasons of longer daylight--spring, summer and fall," says Dr.
As females reach puberty, serum concentrations of sex hormones are modified due to normal fluctuations in the estrous cycle.
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CHANGES IN THE SECRETION OF OVARIAN STEROIDS AND LUTEINIZING HORMONE DURING THE ESTROUS CYCLE IN THE EWE -- A REVIEW
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Stages of estrous cycle were determined by cellular morphology and ratio of epithelial cells to leukocytes in each slide.