anestrous

anestrous
adjective Date: circa 1909 1. not exhibiting estrus 2. of or relating to anestrus

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  • anestrous — adj. 1. of or pertaining to anestrus. [WordNet 1.5] 2. not in a state of estrus; not in heat; of lower mammals; as, an anestrous bitch. Opposite of {estrous}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • anestrous — /an es treuhs/, adj. 1. not showing estrus. 2. of or pertaining to anestrus. Also, anoestrous. [1905 10; AN 1 + ESTROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • anestrous — Relating to the anestrus. * * * an·es·trous or chiefly Brit an·oes·trous ( )an es trəs,Brit ēs adj 1) not exhibiting estrus 2) of or relating to anestrus …   Medical dictionary

  • anestrous — an·es·trous …   English syllables

  • anestrous — an•es•trous [[t]ænˈɛs trəs[/t]] adj. 1) phl not showing estrus 2) phl of or pertaining to anestrus • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • anestrous ovulation — ovulation that occurs in animals unaccompanied by other events of estrus …   Medical dictionary

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

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

  • Estrous cycle — Oestrus is also the biological genus name of the gadfly. The estrous cycle (also oestrous cycle; derived from Latin oestrus and originally from Greek οἶστρος meaning sexual desire) comprises the recurring physiologic changes that are induced by… …   Wikipedia

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