HyperDic: anestrum

English > 1 sense of the word anestrum:
NOUNstateanestrum, anestrus, anoestrus, anoestrumapplies to nonhuman mammals
English > anestrum: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningapplies to nonhuman mammals: a state or interval of sexual inactivity between two periods of estrus.
Synonymsanestrus, anoestrus, anoestrum
Narrowerdiestrus, diestrum(of animals having several estrous cycles in one breeding season) a state or interval of sexual inactivity or quiescence between periods of activity
Broaderphysical condition, physiological state, physiological conditionThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
Oppositeestrus, oestrus, heat, rutapplies to nonhuman mammals
Spanishanestro, anestrum, anoestrum
Catalananestro, anestrum, anoestrum

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