polyestrous

[ pol-ee-es-truh s ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈɛs trəs /

adjective

having several estrus cycles annually or during a breeding season.

Nearby words

  1. polyene,
  2. polyenoic acid,
  3. polyergic,
  4. polyester,
  5. polyesthesia,
  6. polyethene,
  7. polyether,
  8. polyethnic,
  9. polyethylene,
  10. polyethylene glycol


Origin of polyestrous

First recorded in 1895–1900; poly- + estrous

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Medicine definitions for polyestrous

polyestrous

[ pŏl′ē-ĕstrəs ]

adj.

Ovulating more than once a year.

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