oestrus

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oestrus

(US), estrus, estrum
a regularly occurring period of sexual receptivity in most female mammals, except humans, during which ovulation occurs and copulation can take place; heat
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In conclusion, the presence of estrogens alpha and progesterone receptors are always detectable in uterus, oviduct and ovary varying their concentration according to the stage The presence of CBG was constant in the three organs during the oestral cycle and variable in the other stages, its participation in the reproductive process is topic for next studies.