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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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As part of the programme, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo expects to set scientific protocols in areas including the handling of Sand Tiger Sharks, sperm collection and its cryopreservation, ultrasound monitoring of female sharks and hormone analysis to assess their reproductive cycle, the artificial insemination process and potential live birth of pups.
The sand sharkpopulation is facing vulnerabilities due to a slow reproductive cycle and indiscriminate shark finning.
For example, in Marocco and Italy, the reproductive cycle of the carpet shell clams were similar to that described in this study and comprised a spawning period from late spring to early autumn (Shafee & Daoudi 1991, Matias et al.
There is some irony in this fact, for it is in this very generation that teenaged girls and women are being exposed to daily doses of hormones that alter the perfect harmony within their reproductive cycles.
According to literature from the previous century and the first decade of the twenty-first century, squamates show much variation in their reproductive cycles (Shine, 2005).
The regulation of the female reproductive cycle, the menstrual cycle, is complex and controlled by the female sex hormones estrogen (E), progesterone (P), luteinizing hormone (LH), and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) (see Figure 1).
Previous information on its reproductive cycle are one or more clutches of 4-19 eggs deposited from May to August (Conrad 2009).
of Massachusetts at Amherst) and Secor (family nurse practitioner/visiting scholar, Boston College School of Nursing) present advanced clinical assessment topics in outline form for all aspects and stages of a women's life, ranging from anatomy to the reproductive cycle to being a victim of sexual assault or domestic violence.
Animal studies indicate polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are endocrine disruptors, potentially affecting the role of thyroid hormones in regulating the reproductive cycle and fertility.
The reproductive cycle of sharks can be defined by how often a species breeds and consists of two periods.
I would take your dog to your vet because there might be a condition affecting her reproductive cycle.

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