ESTROUS BEHAVIOR By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A pattern of behaviour seen in non-human females during estrus. Also called heat. ESTROUS BEHAVIOR: "Joe's dog showed estrous behaviour when it was raedy to mate with Bill's male dog." Related Psychology Terms ESTROUS CYCLE SOLICITATION BEHAVIOR ESTRUS SPECIFICITY OF BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR SEGMENT BEHAVIOR THEORY DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR DISORDER NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED STEREOTYPED BEHAVIOR 1 BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR SPECIES-SPECIFIC BEHAVIOR Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ESTROUS BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/estrous-behavior/ (accessed May 27, 2020).