postestrus

[ pōst-ĕstrəs ]

n.

The period in the estrus cycle following estrus, characterized by the growth of the corpus luteum and physiological changes related to the production of progesterone.

Nearby words

  1. posterolateral,
  2. posterolateral groove,
  3. posteromedial,
  4. posteromedian,
  5. posterosuperior,
  6. postexilian,
  7. postexilic,
  8. postextrasystolic pause,
  9. postextrasystolic t wave,
  10. postfeminist


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