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pol·y·es·trous

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

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

(pŏl″ē-ĕs′trŭs) [″ + oistros, mad desire]
Having two or more estrous cycles in each mating season.
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* Seasonally polyestrous Each estrous cycle is followed immediately by another estrous cycle during part of the year.
Reproductive pattern is continuous polyestrous. Occupies different types of vegetation in tropical areas, including xeric thorn forest, deciduous forest (pristine and disturbed), and pine-oak forest (Webster and Jones, 1993).
Reproductive pattern is asynchronic continual polyestrous. Specimens were captured in semi-evergreen forest and areas of secondary vegetation.
Reproductive pattern is asynchronic continual polyestrous (Sanchez-Hernandez et al., 1986).
Like hamsters, female gerbils are seasonally polyestrous. The reproductive cycle lasts approximately four to six days.
The Jamaican fruit-eating bat is known to follow a bimodal polyestrous reproductive cycle in Central America (Wilson, 1979) and Jamaica (Genoways et al., 2005).
(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).
A Domestic cats are seasonally polyestrous, meaning their reproductive cycles occur multiple times during certain seasons of the year.
Bats can be monoestrous or polyestrous, and seasonal or non-seasonal in their reproductive patterns (Fleming et al., 1972).
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).
This species has a reproductive cycle defined as seasonal polyestrous by Fabian and Marques (1989) in northeastern Brazil, and as seasonal monoestral by Pacheco (2001) in the southern region of the country.