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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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org/software/mcsim) (Bois 2009) was used to build the ovarian cycle model.
Effect of oral contraceptives and ovarian cycle on platelet function.
Although studies of reproductive hormones and the ovarian cycle have been extensively conducted on Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata), long tail macaques (Macaca cynomolgus) and rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatto) (Shimizu, 2008), there is little information about the reproductive hormones of Formosan macaques.
cribrarius accords with the findings of Jivoff (1997a), and we can predict that a multiple-mated female will dissolve both sperm plugs in late stages of the ovarian cycle, and only one mass of sperm will be found in the ventral region of the SR.
The ovarian cycle could not be determined because this period does not occur concurrently with the gestation period, and the asynchronous nature of the reproductive cycle prevents it by analyzing the time series of follicle diameter of non-gravid mature females.
The period of the ovarian cycle during which a follicle develops to the preovulatory stage is known as the follicular phase.
Slides of ovaries were examined to ascertain the stage of the ovarian cycle.
Four stages were present in the ovarian cycle (Table 1): (1) quiescent, no yolk deposition present; (2) early yolk deposition, with basophilic yolk granules in the ooplasm; (3) enlarged ovarian follicles > 4 mm diameter; (4) oviductal eggs present in the oviducts.
All patients regained a normal ovarian cycle 4-5 months after transplant.
The ovarian cycle facilitates fertilization of an oocyte via four important processes:
Neuroendocrine regulation of immune responses is suggested during an ovarian cycle, which may be critical for embryonic implantation and pregnancy.