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  • oestrus
  • The term estrous cycle or oestrous cycle is derived from Latin oestrus (frenzy, gadfly) and originally from Greek οἶστρος (gadfly, breeze, sting, mad impulse). (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Only during the initial period of the cycle, during which ovulation takes place, will the female of most mammalian species copulate (the period of 'heat'or oestrus). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The objective of the study was to estimate the impact of proligestone administration on the suppression of oestrus and on the prevention of recurrence of feline oestrous cycle and its probable unwanted effects. (vin.com)
  • The duration of behavioural alterations indicative of oestrus was recorded in 22 young cats during two consecutive oestrous periods. (vin.com)
  • During the 1st oestrus (puberty), the animals received no treatment while on the 2nd day of overt oestrous sign manifestation of the 2nd oestrus, 18 cats were sc treated with proligestone (33 mg/kg) while the remaining 4 cats received normal saline (NS, 0.33 ml/kg), sc. (vin.com)
  • overt
  • The high estradiol levels produce two important effects: overt estrous behavior and priming of the gonadotropin surge necessary to cause ovulation. (vin.com)
  • mice
  • Some may undergo estrous only one time a year during a particular season (white-tailed deer, foxes ), while others may undergo a succession of cycles during a certain time of the year if they do not become pregnant ( horses , sheep ), and others may undergo cycles throughout the whole year ( mice , cows , pigs ). (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • luteolysis
  • Intact UGKO ewes displayed altered estrous cycles with interestrous intervals of 17 to 43 days, and they responded to exogenous prostaglandin F(2 approximately ) (PGF) with luteolysis and behavioral estrus. (biomedsearch.com)
  • normal
  • To fully understand the application of these products it is helpful to be knowledgeable about the hormonal changes that take place during the normal gilt/sow estrous cycle. (thepigsite.com)