Definition of Estrum
1. estrus [n -S] - See also: estrus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Estrum
Literary usage of Estrum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Studies in the Psychology of Sex by Havelock Ellis (1913)
"Heape distinguishes between the '"pro-estrum," or preliminary period of congestion, in female animals and the immediately following "estrus," or period of ..."
2. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"In 80% of animals the first estrum occurs between the thirty-seventh and fifty-fifth day of life (average forty-seventh day) and three-fourths of all ..."
3. Production and Inspection of Milk by Earley Vernon Wilcox, Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station (1912)
"estrum.—Milk may or may not show alterations in composition during ... Snorf found that estrum had no effect on the electrical conductivity of milk but ..."
4. Legislative Document by New York (State). Legislature (1921)
"The bacteria in the oviduct are brought into immediate contact, at the period of estrum, with the open crater of the ruptured ..."
5. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association by American Veterinary Medical Association. (1917)
"Inhibition of estrum from persistent corpus luteum. Prognosis. Good. Treatment applied. Attempts to dislodge the corpus luteum by mild pressure of the hand ..."