diestrus

noun di·es·trus \ (ˌ)dī-ˈes-trəs \

Definition of diestrus

: a period of sexual quiescence that intervenes between two periods of estrus

diestrous

play \-trəs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of diestrus

New Latin, from dia- + estrus


Medical Dictionary

diestrus

noun di·es·trus \ (ˈ)dī-ˈes-trəs \
variants: also diestrum play \-trəm\ or chiefly British dioestrus also dioestrum play \-ˈēs-\

medical Definition of diestrus

: a period of sexual quiescence that intervenes between two periods of estrus

diestrous

play \-trəs\ also diestrual play \-trə-wəl\ or chiefly British dioestrous also dioestrual adjective

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