ESTRUS

The stage in an estrous cycle where the female is receptive to the male. Also called heat. See estrous behaviour.

ESTRUS: "Joe's dog was in heat and therefore in estrus."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ESTRUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/estrus/ (accessed December 11, 2019).
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