diestrum
diestrum \diestrum\ n. same as {diestrus}.

Syn: diestrus. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • diestrum — noun (of animals having several estrous cycles in one breeding season) a state or interval of sexual inactivity or quiescence between periods of activity • Syn: ↑diestrus • Derivationally related forms: ↑diestrual, ↑diestrual (for: ↑diestrus) …   Useful english dictionary

  • diestrum — noun The interval between two periods of estrus Syn: diestrus …   Wiktionary

  • diestrum — di·es·trum (di esґtrəm) diestrus …   Medical dictionary

  • diestrum — di·estrum …   English syllables

  • diestrus — noun (of animals having several estrous cycles in one breeding season) a state or interval of sexual inactivity or quiescence between periods of activity • Syn: ↑diestrum • Derivationally related forms: ↑diestrual (for: ↑diestrum), ↑diestrual …   Useful english dictionary

  • diestrus — n. a state or interval of sexual inactivity or quiescence between periods of activity; of animals having several estrous cycles in one breeding season. Syn: diestrum. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diestrus — A period of sexual quiescence intervening between two periods of estrus. [G. dia, between, + oistros, desire] * * * di·es·trus ( )dī es trəs also di·es·trum trəm or chiefly Brit di·oes·trus also di·oes·trum ēs n a period of sexual quiescence that …   Medical dictionary

  • dioestrous — dioestrous, dioestrual, dioestrum, dioestrus chiefly Brit var of DIESTROUS, DIESTRUAL, DIESTRUM, DIESTRUS …   Medical dictionary

  • anestrum — noun applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or interval of sexual inactivity between two periods of estrus • Syn: ↑anestrus, ↑anoestrus, ↑anoestrum • Ant: ↑estrus (for: ↑anestrus) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • anestrus — noun applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or interval of sexual inactivity between two periods of estrus • Syn: ↑anestrum, ↑anoestrus, ↑anoestrum • Ant: ↑estrus • Derivationally related forms: ↑anestric ( …   Useful english dictionary

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