metestrus

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met·es·trus

, metestrum (met-es'trŭs, -trŭm),
The period between estrus and diestrus in the estrous cycle.
[meta- + estrus]

metestrus

(mĕ-tĕs′trəs)
n.
The period following estrus in most female mammals, when the corpus luteum begins to form.

me·tes′trous (-trəs) adj.

met·es·trus

, metestrum (met-es'trŭs, -trŭm)
The period between estrus and diestrus in the estrous cycle.
Synonym(s): metoestrus, metoestrum.
[meta- + estrus]