dioestrous
dioestrous dioestrous dioestrual dioestrualadj. in a period of sexual inactivity; -- of animals that have several estrous cycles in one breeding season.

Syn: diestrous, diestrual. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • anestrous — adjective 1. of or relating to anestrus • Syn: ↑anestric, ↑anoestrous • Pertains to noun: ↑anestrus (for: ↑anoestrous), ↑anestrus (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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