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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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Lower doses of DC seed extract (3-100 mg/kg BW) arrested the oestrous cycle and prolonged diestrus, while higher doses (150-250 mg/kg BW) prolonged the oestrous stage of the cycle.
Modification of the oestrous cycle of the mouse by external stimuli associated with the male.
Studies on oestrous behavior and endocrinology in buffalo (Roy and Prakash, 2009; Singh et al.
In contrast to more temperate climates, frequencies of oestrous cycles and conception rates were significantly higher during the winter months.
This fact is not surprising, because during most of the oestrous cycle (except pro-estrous phase), estradiol concentrations are physiologically low (around 20-30 pg/ml); thus ovariectomy was not expected to induce a dramatic reduction in estradiol levels compared to young rats.
2[alpha]] by endometrial tissue from ewes during the oestrous cycle and early pregnancy.
Immunocytochemical localization and changes in endometrial progestin receptor protein during the porcine oestrous cycle and early pregnancy.
Endocrine profile of oestrous cycle of buffalo: A meta-analysis.
Behavioural and ovarian changes during the oestrous cycle in the Boran (Bos indicus).
The influence of environmental heat on peripheral plasma progesterone and cortisol during the bovine oestrous cycle.
Reproductive performance of South African indigenous goats following oestrous synchronisation and AI.