metestrus


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metestrus

[med′es·trəs]
(physiology)
The beginning of the luteal phase following estrus.
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They were found in proestrus, estrus or metestrus and were considered as reproductive females since there is hormonal stimulation for each phase and a clear indication that they are sexually receptive.
The differences in the percentage of time that females spent in each stage of the estrous cycle (P: proestrus, E: estrus, M: metestrus, and D: diestrus) were not statistically significant among the control and treatment groups (Table 2).
001), and between female in estrus that received saline and female in metestrus that received drug (p<0.
Proestrus, estrus, metestrus (diestrus 1), and dietestrus (diestrus 2) each lasts approximately 1 day.
Recent experiments in our laboratory have demonstrated that TGasel is expressed in vaginal epithelium of mature mice during the stages of the estrous cycle when estrogen levels are high, namely, estrus, metestrus, and diestrus.
Metestrus (meht-ehs-truhs) A period following estrus that is characterized by the development of the corpus luteum and production of progesterone.
05) during metestrus (d 2 to d 7) but not during diestrus (d 7 to d 12).
The aim of the present work was to provide the literature with helpful considerations regarding the distribution of cornified cell determinations during proestrus, estrus, metestrus and diestrus in rats receiving estrogen.
Diestrus--The period of the estrous cycle that occurs between metestrus and proestrus.
The role of the vaginal smear in the detection of metestrus and anestrus in the bitch.