Estrous-cycle definitions

The recurrent set of physiological and behavioral changes that take place from one period of estrus to another.
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The regular female reproductive cycle of most placental mammals that is under hormonal control and includes a period of heat, followed by ovulation and complex changes of the uterine lining.
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The recurrent set of physiological and behavioral changes that take place from one period of estrus to another.
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The series of changes that occur in the female of most mammals from one period of estrus to another. The estrous cycle usually takes place during the period known as the breeding season, which ensures that young are born at a time when the chance of survival is greatest. The length of the cycle varies from species to species.
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(physiology) The repeating physiological changes that are influenced by hormones controlling reproduction in placental mammals other than human beings and greater apes.
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