estrous

[ es-truh s ]
/ ˈɛs trəs /

adjective

pertaining to or involving the estrus.

Nearby words

  1. estriol,
  2. estrogen,
  3. estrogen replacement therapy,
  4. estrogenic,
  5. estrone,
  6. estrous cycle,
  7. estrual,
  8. estrus,
  9. estuarine,
  10. estuary


Origin of estrous

First recorded in 1895–1900; see origin at oestrous

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Medicine definitions for estrous

estrous

[ ĕstrəs ]

adj.

Relating to or being in estrus.

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