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cycle

noun age, alternation, circle, circuit, consecution, course, eon, epoch, era, flow, period, recurrence, recurring period, regular return, regglarity of recurrence, repetitiveness, revolution, rotation, round, sequence, succession
See also: annum, frequency, life, sequence, succession
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The liberation of hominid female sexuality from the estrus cycle was most likely a result of the body-and-brain changes that were necessary for hominids to become fully bipedal.
Female pandas have a very short estrus cycle, or time in which they can get pregnant.
Epithelial cells within the vagina undergo distinct morphologic changes throughout the estrus cycle under the influence of ovarian hormones.
In order to investigate the relationship between angiogenic factors and eNOS, microvascular pericytes and endothelial cells were isolated from CL collected from superovulated ewes (n=5) nine days following the estrus cycle.
He initially examined cells at various points of the estrus cycle in rodents.
Other animals receive estrogens, the primary female sex hormones, or progestins, semiandrogenic agents that shut down a female's estrus cycle.
3%, respectively, of vaginal smears of lactating cows during the 49-67 day period of the postpartum overt estrus cycle (Vasilenko 1999).
We've found that heifers bred on their third estrus cycle have a 21 percent greater conception rate than heifers bred right at puberty," Staigmiller notes.
CMD of cows and heifers with abnormal appearance in estrus cycle is one of the factors that farmers or artificial inseminators consider it as a RP suppressor (Mahmoudzadeh et al.