Dioestrus | definition of dioestrus by Medical dictionary
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A period of sexual quiescence intervening between two periods of estrus.
[G. dia, between, + oistros, desire]
dioestrus the sexually inactive period in animals which possess more than one period of sexual activity (heat) per year.
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Groups (pyometra and dioestrus
) were added to the statistical model as between-subject effects and an independent sample t-test was applied to compare each sampling time for uterine analyses.
Effect of PGE2, DL-Cloprostenol, and PGE2 in combination with D-Cloprostenol on uterine mobility during dioestrus
in experimental cows.
Five-day stimulation covers a dioestrus
and a round of the oestrous cycle.