anestrus

Definitions of anestrus
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n applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or interval of sexual inactivity between two periods of estrus

Synonyms:
anestrum, anoestrum, anoestrus
Antonyms:
estrus, heat, oestrus, rut
applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
Types:
diestrum, diestrus
(of animals having several estrous cycles in one breeding season) a state or interval of sexual inactivity or quiescence between periods of activity
Type of:
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state
the condition or state of the body or bodily functions

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