Origin of oestrus
Examples from the Web for oestrus
Historical Examples of oestrus
It is, however, less prominent than in oestrus, and does not gape.
Females which had borne and suckled young were first found to be in oestrus 65 to 104 days after birth of the young.American Weasels
E. Raymond Hall
An apparent instance of hostility between rival males competing for an oestrus female was observed on September 2, 1950.
Females examined in February mostly were perforate and many of them appeared to be in oestrus.
Vaginal smears at this stage often showed nucleated cells characteristic of oestrus.
US estrus or US estrum (ˈiːstrəm, ˈɛstrəm)
- a regularly occurring period of sexual receptivity in most female mammals, except humans, during which ovulation occurs and copulation can take place; heat
Word Origin for oestrus
- Variant ofestrus