oestrous

oestrous
adj.
See: oestrus

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • oestrous — oestrous; met·oestrous; …   English syllables

  • oestrous — [ē′strəs, es′trəs] adj. Brit. var. of ESTROUS …   English World dictionary

  • oestrous — oestrus (US estrus) ► NOUN ▪ a recurring period of sexual receptivity and fertility in many female mammals. DERIVATIVES oestrous adjective. ORIGIN Greek oistros gadfly or frenzy …   English terms dictionary

  • oestrous cycle — noun The series of physiological changes from the beginning of one period of oestrus to the beginning of the next • • • Main Entry: ↑oestrus …   Useful english dictionary

  • oestrous — /es treuhs, ee streuhs/, adj. estrous. [OESTR(US) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • oestrous — É™strÉ™s / ɪːs adj. pertaining to cyclical periods of sexual activity (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oestrous — oes•trous [[t]ˈɛs trəs, ˈi strəs[/t]] adj. zool. phl estrous …   From formal English to slang

  • oestrous — /ˈistrəs/ (say eestruhs), /ˈɛs / (say es ) adjective involving or relating to the oestrus. Also, estrous …  

  • oestrous — or oestral or oestrual variant of estrous * * * /es treuhs, ee streuhs/, adj. estrous. [OESTR(US) + OUS] * * * oesˈtrous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • oestrous cycle — /ˈistrəs saɪkəl/ (say eestruhs suykuhl) noun a recurrent series of physiological changes in sexual and other organs in female non primate mammals, extending from one rutting period to the next; equivalent to the menstrual cycle in primates. Also …  

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