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me·tes·trus

 (mĕ-tĕs′trəs)
n.
The period following estrus in most female mammals, when the corpus luteum begins to form.

me·tes′trous (-trəs) adj.
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metestrus

(mɛtˈɛstrəs; -ˈiːstrəs)
n
(Zoology) the US spelling of metoestrus
metˈestrous adj
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met•es•trus

(mɛtˈɛs trəs)

n.
the luteal phase of the reproductive cycle.
[1895–1900]
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