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Related to anoestrus: polyestrous


The period between two estrus (heat) cycles.
Synonym(s): anoestrus.
[G. a- priv. + oistros, a gadfly, mad desire (estrus)]


see anestrus.

anestrus, anoestrus

nonoccurrence of estrus so that the female is not sexually receptive at any time. See also no visible estrus, silent estrus.
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