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diestrus

[dī′es·trəs]
(physiology)
The long, quiescent period following ovulation in the estrous cycle in mammals; the stage in which the uterus prepares for the reception of a fertilized ovum.
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Radioactivity was measured in the tissues of diestrous females (Figure 3, Table 2; see also Table S3) and of males (Figure 4, Table 2; see also Table S4) that received a sc injection of TBBPA, triclosan, or both followed by a dietary supplement of [sup.
Urinary E2 concentrations of diestrous females (Figure 5; see also Table S5) and of males (Figure 6; see also Table S6) were measured after a sc injection of vehicle or TBBPA.
14]C-bisphenol A (BPA) in the heart, lung, muscle, adipose, uterus, ovaries, and serum of diestrous females following subcutaneous (sc) injection of vehicle, 1, 3, 9, or 27 mg tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) and subsequent dietary administration of 50 [micro]g/kg [sup.
However, the animals from groups II and III were observed as having a stressed incidence in the estrous phase, with a percentage of 34,50% and 20,85%, respectively, and the increase of the diestrous phase with 64,58% for group II, and 75,00% in group III.
Regarded to the reduction of the estrous phase and increase of the diestrous phase, besides the appearance of the proestrous phase in the animals of group II, observed in graphic 2, this can be related to the retaken of the nocturne release of melatonin in these animals, because, according to Johnson et al.
Changes in uterine estrogen receptor concentration in persistent estrus and persistent diestrous rats.