anoestrus

[an-es-truh s, -ee-struh s]

noun


Nearby words

  1. anodize,
  2. anodontia,
  3. anodyne,
  4. anoesis,
  5. anoestrous,
  6. anogenital,
  7. anogenital raphe,
  8. anoia,
  9. anoint,
  10. anointed

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British Dictionary definitions for anoestrus

anoestrus

US anestrus

noun

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

Word Origin for anoestrus

C20: New Latin; see an-, oestrus

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