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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 majority of investigators confirm the appearance of estrus cycles in female moose during the rutting period, which usually occurs from the end of September to the end of October (Knorre 1959, Kheruvimov 1986, Kozhukhov 1989, Schwartz and Hundertmark 1993).
The first egg ovulated will not have been exposed to all the hormonal signals of a regular estrus cycle like eggs ovulated later.
Given this situation, the main aim of the present study was to conduct experiments to specifically see whether landmark learning is affected by the female's estrus cycle.
In addition to secondary signs of estrus, the stage of estrus cycle was confirmed by the presence of fluctuant Graafian Follicles and the absence of corpus luteum by rectal palpation for all animals prior to AI.
Characteristics of a synchronized and spontaneous estrus cycle in Brahman, Angus, and Senepol cows.
It will regulate the entire estrus cycle and should always be given as a routine preliminary remedy in treatment.
Female pandas have a very short estrus cycle (time when they can get pregnant); their best chance for mating occurs during three days each spring.
3% was observed in the female moose smears taken at the end of the estrus cycle in autumn.
If this is done prior to her first estrus cycle - outside of eliminating the possibility of uterine infections and uterine or ovarian cancer - you're also decreasing her chances of developing mammary cancer.
Since, this anovulatory follicle become partly luteinized and then regress during the estrus cycle as does a normal corpus luteum (Hafez,1987).