estrous

[ es-truh s ]
/ ˈɛs trəs /

adjective

pertaining to or involving the estrus.

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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