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dioestrus

[dahy-es-truh s, -ee-struh s]
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noun British.
  1. diestrus.
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British Dictionary definitions for dioestrus

dioestrus

US diestrus

noun
  1. a period of sexual inactivity between periods of oestrus in animals that have several oestrous cycles in one breeding season
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