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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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Apart from the tendency for the sexual cycle to lengthen with the level of chemical exposure, the number of eggs released during ovulation also appeared to be affected, the group said.
Smears for biological studies were collected from the vagina of mares in the stage of equilibration of the sexual cycle.
After radiation of waves, sexual cycle of the rats was detected by vaginal smear using optical microscopy.
London, May 25 (ANI): Researchers at the Duke University Medical Center have found that an emerging form of the pathogenic yeast Candida can complete a full sexual cycle in a test tube, even though it is missing the genes for reproduction.
Data on colony size (number of zooids), growth rate (number of buds), egg production (number of eggs per bud for a subsample of 10 buds), and sperm production (testis cross-sectional area for a subsample of 10 testes in 5 zooids) were collected for each surviving colony (some replicates died before the end of the experiment) once during each asexual or sexual cycle for seven cycles, beginning the week of 27 June.
Knowing this, many men can practise and learn control so that they extend their sexual cycles and enjoy several mini orgasms before a final climax.
The study shows that streams across Australia carry EDCs at concentrations that stimulate significant changes to the sexual cycles of native fauna, especially in catchment areas surrounding cattle feedlots, dairies and piggeries.