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Meaning of metestrus

met•es•trus

Pronunciation: (met-es'trus), [key]
— n.
  1. the luteal phase of the reproductive cycle in mammalian females, occurring after ovulation and characterized by development of the corpus luteum, increased progesterone secretion, and decreased estrogen secretion.
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