|Etymology/ Definition||स्त्रियमृतुमतीं ऋतुयुक्तां विद्यात् तस्याः गर्भग्रहणकाल इत्यर्थं । अ ह्र.शा.१/२० अरुणदत्त|
|Literary Meaning||A woman at the post menstrual period of twelve days when she can conceive as the internal environment is most conducive.|
|Implied Meaning||A female in favourable period for conception is called Ritumatee.|
|Elaboration||Sus`hruta describes signs of Ritumatee ( a female in conception period ) as:|
Face of the woman in this period is corpulent and cheerful, body, mouth and gums appear moist, she strongly longs for a man, likes to talk to men, her eyes and hair droop, she develops twitching in arms, breasts, pelvis, umbilicus, thighs, pelvic region and buttocks. She has excessive desire for sex.
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