anestrus


an·es·trus

noun \-trəs\

Definition of ANESTRUS

:  the period of sexual quiescence between two periods of sexual activity in cyclically breeding mammals

Origin of ANESTRUS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1923

an·es·trus

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANESTRUS

: the period of sexual quiescence between two periods of sexual activity in cyclically breeding mammals—compare estrus

Variants of ANESTRUS

an·es·trus or chiefly British an·oes·trus \-trəs\

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