anestrus

noun
an·es·trus | \ -trəs \

Definition of anestrus 

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

First Known Use of anestrus

1923, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anestrus

New Latin

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anestrus

noun
an·es·trus
variants: or chiefly British anoestrus \-trəs \

Medical Definition of anestrus 

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

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