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 is asynchronic continual polyestrous, with 3 breeding periods/ year (Sanchez-Hernandez and Romero-Almaraz, 1995b).
Reproductive pattern is bimodal polyestrous (Wilson, 1979).
Reproductive pattern is seasonal polyestrous (McGhee and Genoways, 1978).
Its reproductive pattern is continual polyestrous with a decline in breeding during winter and spring (Packard and Montgomery, 1978).
Reproductive pattern is continual polyestrous (Mendoza Du-da and Miranda, 2002).
It has a continual polyestrous reproductive pattern (Nunez-Garduno and Pastrana, 1990).
Reproductive pattern of this taxon is continual polyestrous.
Like hamsters, female gerbils are seasonally polyestrous.
2005) on Jamaica found females of this species at various stages of reproduction and others reproductively inactive during the same period, they concluded that the reproductive cycle most closely resembled an aseasonal polyestrous pattern (Wilson, 1979).
In tropical species, the production of male gametes needs to be synchronized with female activity; in polyestrous species, individuals with scrotal testes can be captured at any time of the year (Krutzsch, 2000).
lilium have continuously polyestrous reproduction with postpartum estrus (Happold and Happold, 1990).
However, the most common pattern is a response to local climate, as observed in Artibeus lituratus Olfers, 1818, which varies from bimodal polyestrous in Central America (Fleming et al.