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metestrus

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noun met·es·trus \ˌmet-ˈes-trəs\

Definition of metestrus

  1. :  the period of regression that follows estrus



Origin and Etymology of metestrus

New Latin


First Known Use: 1923


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metestrus

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noun met·es·trus \(ˈ)met-ˈes-trəs\

Medical Definition of metestrus

  1. :  the period of regression that follows estrus



Variants of metestrus

or chiefly British

metoestrus

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