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anestrus

[an-es-truh s] /ænˈɛs trəs/
noun, Zoology.
1.
(of a female mammal) the interval of sexual inactivity between two periods of heat or rut.
Also, anoestrus.
Origin of anestrus
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30; an-1 + estrus
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British Dictionary definitions for anestrus

anestrus

/ænˈiːstrəs/
noun
1.
a variant spelling (esp US) of anoestrus
Derived Forms
anestrous, adjective
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