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Differentiate between menstrual cycle and oestrus cycle.


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Menstrual cycleOestrus cycle
Menstrual cycle occurs in primates. Oestrus cycle occurs in non-primate animals.  
Menstrual cycle consists of proliferative, secretory and menstrual phase. Oestrus cycle does not possess such phases and is comparatively less complex than menstrual cycle. 
During menstrual cycle, sexual receptivity may occur throughout the menstrual cycle.In oestrus cycle, sexual receptivity occurs usually in between the oestrus cycle. 
Example- Humans and apesExample- Cow and Dog

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