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Term to be defined Definition Synonyms & Keywords
Oestrous cycle - "the hormonally controlled, regularly repeated reproductive cycle in a non-pregnant female animal, including pro-oestrus, developing to oestrus, when follicles mature in the ovary and ovulation occurs, then through the luteal phase and (if the animal does not conceive, back to pro-oestrus." (B73, B80)
  • Estrous cycle (American)