anestrous

adjective

an·​es·​trous (ˌ)an-ˈe-strəs How to pronounce anestrous (audio)
1
: not exhibiting estrus
2
: of or relating to anestrus

Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of anestrous was in 1902

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“Anestrous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anestrous. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

anestrous

adjective
an·​es·​trous
variants or chiefly British anoestrous
(ˈ)an-ˈes-trəs, British -ˈēs-
1
: not exhibiting estrus
2
: of or relating to anestrus
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