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anoestrus

[an-es-truh s, -ee-struh s]
noun
  1. anestrus.
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British Dictionary definitions for anoestrus

anoestrus

US anestrus

noun
  1. a period of sexual inactivity between two periods of oestrus in many mammals
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Derived Formsanoestrous or US anestrous, adjective

Word Origin

C20: New Latin; see an-, oestrus
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