diestrus


di·es·trus

noun \(ˌ)dī-ˈes-trəs\

Definition of DIESTRUS

:  a period of sexual quiescence that intervenes between two periods of estrus
di·es·trous \-trəs\ adjective

Origin of DIESTRUS

New Latin, from dia- + estrus
First Known Use: 1942

di·es·trus

noun \(ˈ)dī-ˈes-trəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIESTRUS

: a period of sexual quiescence that intervenes between two periods of estrus
di·es·trous \-trəs\ also di·es·tru·al \-trə-wəl\ or chiefly British di·oes·trous also di·oes·tru·al adjective

Variants of DIESTRUS

di·es·trus also di·es·trum \-trəm\ or chiefly British di·oes·trus also di·oes·trum \-ˈēs-\

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