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Meaning of "oestrus" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OESTRUS

From Latin oestrus gadfly, hence frenzy, from Greek oistros.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OESTRUS

oestrus  [ˈiːstrəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OESTRUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oestrus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OESTRUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Estrous cycle

The estrous cycle comprises the recurring physiologic changes that are induced by reproductive hormones in most mammalian therian females. Estrous cycles start after sexual maturity in females and are interrupted by anestrous phases or pregnancies. Typically, estrous cycles continue until death. Some animals may display bloody vaginal discharge, often mistaken for menstruation, also called a "period".

Definition of oestrus in the English dictionary

The definition of oestrus in the dictionary is a regularly occurring period of sexual receptivity in most female mammals, except humans, during which ovulation occurs and copulation can take place; heat.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OESTRUS


ambidextrous
ˌæmbɪˈdɛkstrəs
anestrous
ænˈiːstrəs
anestrus
ænˈiːstrəs
anoestrous
ænˈiːstrəs
anoestrus
ænˈiːstrəs
dexterous
ˈdɛkstrəs
dextrous
ˈdɛkstrəs
diestrus
daɪˈiːstrəs
dioestrus
daɪˈiːstrəs
disastrous
dɪˈzɑːstrəs
estrous
ˈiːstrəs
estrus
ˈɛstrəs
headmistress
ˌhɛdˈmistrəs
lustrous
ˈlʌstrəs
metoestrous
metˈiːstrəs
metoestrus
mɛtˈiːstrəs
monestrous
mɒnˈiːstrəs
monstrous
ˈmɒnstrəs
oestrous
ˈiːstrəs
pro-oestrus
prəʊˈiːstrəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OESTRUS

oenothera
Oerlikon
oersted
oesophageal
oesophagi
oesophagitis
oesophagoscope
oesophagoscopy
oesophagus
oestradiol
oestral
oestrin
oestriol
oestrogen
oestrogenic
oestrogenically
oestrone
oestrous
oestrous cycle
oeuvre

WORDS THAT END LIKE OESTRUS

antivirus
Belarus
Cerberus
chorus
cirrus
citrus
Cyprus
Cyrus
Horus
human immunodeficiency virus
humerus
Icarus
Lazarus
metestrus
phosphorus
proestrus
Taurus
thesaurus
uterus
virus

Synonyms and antonyms of oestrus in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oestrus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OESTRUS

Find out the translation of oestrus to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oestrus from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oestrus» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

发情
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

estro
570 millions of speakers

English

oestrus
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मद
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الشبق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

течка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

estro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

oestrus
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oestrus
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oestrus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Brunst
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

発情
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

발정
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oestrus
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

động dục
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

oestrus
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उंबरठा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

östrus
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

estro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rui
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тічка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

estrului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οίστρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

estrus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

östrus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

brunst
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oestrus

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OESTRUS»

The term «oestrus» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.683 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OESTRUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oestrus

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OESTRUS»

Discover the use of oestrus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oestrus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management
The timing of oestrus and ovulation in the mare, using progesterone supplementation (considerable variation in individual mare's response may be observed). Time Drug to be administered/event Day 0—1 4 Progesterone supplementation ...
Mina C. G. Davies Morel, 2008
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Evolutionary Psychology: An Introduction
Richard Alexander and Katherine Noonan (1979) have suggested that by concealing their period of oestrus (which they call 'cryptic oestrus') women may have made men attentive to them continually, since only in this way would males be ...
Lance Workman, Will Reader, 2004
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New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research
These errors are less likely to be made if cows are in oestrus long enough to be observed at more than one milking. The proportion of short return intervals was reduced from 6.0% among cows seen at only one milking (mid- and post- oestrous ...
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The Behaviour and Welfare of the Horse
The condi— tion should be suspected if a mare exhibits oestrus, is not mated, and then fails to return to oestrus in the normal time (Asa et al., 1979). The condition can also occur in mares that have been mated but have not conceived.
Andrew Ferguson Fraser, 2010
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New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research
The time of oestrus was determined by painting a strip of white enamel paint on the cow's back just anterior to the tail-head. Indication that the paint had been rubbed was taken as evidence of the occurrence of oestrus (MacMillan & Curnow  ...
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Australian Mammal Society
DETECTION of oestrus is vital in the management and experimental use of laboratory animals and Woolley (1971) has reported that the onset of oestrus in a potentially important laboratory marsupial, the Kowari (Dasyumides byrnei). can he ...
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New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research
Over half of the Merino and Dorset Horn ewes had two silent ovulations before the first detection of oestrus. For Romney, Coopworth, and Perendale ewes the mean ovulation rate (± S.E.) per ewe at the time of the first silent ovulation was ...
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Laboratory Production of Cattle Embryos
The accuracy of detecting oestrus in cattle has been investigated using progesterone concentrations in milk in several countries; a study in Northern Ireland suggested that about 20% of cows put forward for AI may not have been in heat (White ...
Ian Gordon, 2003
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Kangaroos: Biology of the Largest Marsupials
The brief post-oestrus proliferative phase in the uterus is followed by a secretory or luteal phase, which is under the control of the hormone progesterone which is produced by the corpus luteum. The corpus luteum is a gland that forms from the  ...
Terence J. Dawson, 1995
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New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research
Effect. of. partial. weaning. of. piglets. on. lactational. oestrus. and. sow. and. piglet. body. weight. changes. Table 1 The influence of partial weaning during the latter. R. N. KIRKWOOD W. C. SMITH Department of Animal Science, Massey ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OESTRUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oestrus is used in the context of the following news items.
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Call me, maybe: The sex myth of generation Y
... smeared with too much lipstick and 20-somethings dropping their pants to shake their buttocks "like G-stringed baboons in oestrus". As one ... «WA today, Jul 15»
2
D5 causes cancer in rats but 'not relevant' to humans
They do not menstruate. Repeated oestrus – being 'in heat' – is unusual. And rats of this strain frequently enter a state of 'pseudopregnancy' as ... «Chemical Watch, Jul 15»
3
Selfishness lasts a lifetime, according to mongoose study
However, there is also a lot of competition within the group, especially when males compete for access to receptive females during oestrus. «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
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The oxytocin system promotes resilience to the effects of neonatal …
... Read L. Sexual and social interactions preceding and during male-induced oestrus in prairie voles. Anim Behav 1988; 36: 1465–1471. «Nature.com, Jul 15»
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Moody and inconsistent? Ovarian problems in mares *H&H VIP*
Persistent, irregular or absent oestrus (the mare's season). • Aggressive, stallion-like behaviour. Affected mares may strike out or attempt to ... «Horse & Hound, Jul 15»
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Reading their minds
... than kill their rivals. In Amboseli National Park in Kenya he watches a female elephant faking oestrus in order to attract the company of males. «The Economist, Jul 15»
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Tetrahydrocannabinol in milk and other food of animal origin
In repeated dose toxicity studies in mice, decreases in body weight, nervous system effects, lower sperm concentration, increase in oestrus ... «Teatro Naturale, Jun 15»
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Hi-tech dairies help Israeli cows produce twice as much milk as …
"The first oestrus detector is based on pedometry," said Dr Ephraim Maltz, the Israeli ... "The cow in oestrus is demonstrating higher activity. «ABC Online, Jun 15»
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How to look after mares
This keeps mares in di-oestrus. The progesterone works on the ovaries, suppressing oestrogen production, and prevents the start of a new ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jun 15»
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Rescued Orphaned Elephants Take First Steps Back to the Wild …
But when Chamilandu, the oldest female within the orphanage (herself, now nine years old) started to show signs of oestrus and a desire to ... «One Green Planet, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Oestrus [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oestrus>. Oct 2020 ».
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