sexual cycle


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sexual cycle

[′sek·shə·wəl ′sī·kəl]
(physiology)
A cycle of physiological and structural changes associated with sex; examples are the estrous cycle and the menstrual cycle.
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2005b), the measurement of the indices of the dry weight condition is not representative of development in the sexual cycle of E.
In 1935, Ojvind Winge discovered the yeast sexual cycle which led to improved yeast strains and to the tools for unravelling yeast genetics.
In the second programme, authorities on the sexual cycle talk about why, for some women, this time is a time of changing moods and desires, for others a cycle of anger and depression, and for too few a time of wonder and celebration.