anestrous

[ an-es-truhs ]
/ ænˈɛs trəs /

adjective

not showing estrus.
of or relating to anestrus.

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Also especially British, an·oes·trous [an-es-truhs, -ee-struhs] /ænˈɛs trəs, -ˈi strəs/ .

Origin of anestrous

First recorded in 1905–10; an-1 + estrous
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Medical definitions for anestrous

anestrous
[ ăn′ĕstrəs ]

adj.

Not exhibiting estrus.
Of or relating to anestrus.
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