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anoestrus

US anestrus

/ (ænˈiːstrəs) /
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noun
a period of sexual inactivity between two periods of oestrus in many mammals
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Derived forms of anoestrus

anoestrous or US anestrous, adjective

Word Origin for anoestrus

C20: New Latin; see an-, oestrus
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