anestrus

noun an·es·trus \ -trəs \

Definition of anestrus

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

Origin and Etymology of anestrus

New Latin


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anestrus

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