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an interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental unit


the particular angle from which something is considered

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a particular point in the time of a cycle

(astronomy) the particular appearance of a body's state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun)

arrange in phases or stages

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adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition

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This suggests that it may be easier for women to quit smoking during the mid-luteal phase rather than the follicular phase.
The follicular phase of the menstrual cycle is a great time to focus more on steady-state longer-duration moderate-intensity cardiovascular exercise and heavy traditional weight training.
Saffron lowered T in the follicular phase and increased T in the luteal phase, though there were not significant.
NT4 and TrkB are seen not only in the mature follicles of granulosa cells, cumulus granulosa cells, cumulus oocyte complexes, oocytes of primordial follicles, and growing-type primary follicles of the follicular phase (Figure 3), but also in the granulosa cells of mature follicles, single layer flat epithelials of primordial follicles, and vascular smooth muscle cells of the luteal phase (Figure 4).
Women Absorb Cocaine More Slowly Than Men Men 150 ng/mL Women in follicular phase 70 ng/Ml Note: Table made from bar graph.
However, direct assays have not been demonstrated sufficiently sensitive for some important clinical applications, including the measurement of circulating estradiol in women during the early follicular phase of their menstrual cycle, in postmenopausal women, and in men.
Generally, serum is collected during the follicular phase of the cycle of a healthy, naturally menstruating woman and subjected to HIV, Hepatitis B and C and the mouse embryo assay.
Thus, when a researcher indicated that the greatest amount of sexual desire was experienced on the 8th day of a 28-day cycle, I concluded that desire peaked in the mid follicular phase (as defined below), even if the researcher defined the eighth day as falling within the "postmenstrual" or even the "preovulatory" phase.
Meanwhile, some studies support earlier initiation of GnRH antagonists based on the observations that the exposure to LH and estradiol in the early follicular phase of a GnRH antagonist cycle was negatively associated with the probability of pregnancy (10, 11).
The follicular phase is the first half of the menstrual cycle from the end of the previous menstrual flow until the release of the egg (ovulation).
Blood was collected in the early follicular phase and the midluteal phase at baseline and during each wine phase, with a washout period in between.
Plasma progesterone levels remained low during the follicular phase (Figure 2, middle panel) and 1-5 days after ovariectomy (Figure 2, right panel), and no difference was found between the two groups of goats during these periods.
In this instance, the program was used to calculate the number of antral follicles measuring 9 mm or less in diameter in the early follicular phase (days 2-5) in subfertile women (aged 40 years or less) who were due to undergo their first cycle of assisted reproductive technology.
The expiratory resistance was significantly higher during the follicular phase at maximal workload versus the luteal phase (1.