polyestrous


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pol·y·es·trous

(pol'ē-es'trŭs),
Having two or more estrous cycles in a mating season.

polyestrous

(pŏl′ē-ĕs′trəs)
adj.
1. Having several estrous cycles during a single breeding season.
2. Ovulating more than once a year.

polyestrous

(pŏl″ē-ĕs′trŭs) [″ + oistros, mad desire]
Having two or more estrous cycles in each mating season.
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Reproductive pattern of this taxon is continual polyestrous.
This taxon has a polyestrous reproductive pattern, with litters averaging six young (Jones et al.
c) Reproductive pattern: ACM, asynchronic continual monoestous; ACP, asynchronic continual polyestrous; BP, bimodal polyestrous; CP, continual polyestrous; SM, seasonal monoestrous; and SP, seasonal polyestrous.