es·​tru·​ate | \ ˈes-trə-ˌwāt How to pronounce estruate (audio) \
variants: or chiefly British oestruate \ ˈē-​strə-​ How to pronounce oestruate (audio) \
estruated; estruating

Medical Definition of estruate

: to undergo estrus

Other Words from estruate

estruation \ ˌes-​trə-​ˈwā-​shən How to pronounce estruation (audio) \ or chiefly British oestruation \ ˌē-​strə-​ How to pronounce oestruation (audio) \ noun

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