oestroscope

noun
oes·​tro·​scope | \ ˈestrəˌskōp, ˈēs- \

Definition of oestroscope

: a device for determining the existence of estrus in cattle by measuring the viscosity of the cervical mucus

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History and Etymology for oestroscope

oestr(us) + -o- + -scope

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“Oestroscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oestroscope. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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