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Estrous Cycle MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Estrous Cycle
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.195
Unique ID
D030762
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D030762
Annotation
non-primate mammals only; humans & other primates, use MENSTRUAL CYCLE
Scope Note
The period of cyclic physiological and behavior changes in non-primate female mammals that exhibit ESTRUS. The estrous cycle generally consists of 4 or 5 distinct periods corresponding to the endocrine status (PROESTRUS; ESTRUS; METESTRUS; DIESTRUS; and ANESTRUS).
Previous Indexing
Estrus (1964-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2002; see ESTRUS 1975-2001
History Note
2002; use ESTRUS 1975-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Estrous Cycle Preferred
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