anoestrus


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anoestrum

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(Biology) a period of sexual inactivity between two periods of oestrus in many mammals
[C20: New Latin; see an-, oestrus]
anˈoestrous, anˈestrous adj
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Noun1.anoestrus - applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or interval of sexual inactivity between two periods of estrus
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
diestrum, diestrus - (of animals having several estrous cycles in one breeding season) a state or interval of sexual inactivity or quiescence between periods of activity
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LH secretion and response to GnRH during seasonal anoestrus of the Pere David's deer hind (Elaphurus davidianus).
A new intravaginal progesterone releasing device for cattle (CIDR-B) for oestrous synchronisation, increasing pregnancy rates and the treatment of post-partum anoestrus.
Several investigators have demonstrated that sows losing excessive amounts of body weight have extended weaning to estrous intervals and an increase in anoestrus.
In the present study, history of anoestrus, abortions and delayed onset of estrus were also recorded in some of the dairy animals which were comparable to the findings of Gupta et al.
Akhtar MS, Farooq AA, Mushtaq M Serum concentrations of copper, iron, zinc and selenium in cyclic and anoestrus Nili-Ravi Buffaloes kept under farm conditions.
Postpartum anoestrus is reduced by increasing the within-day milking to suckling interval in dual purpose cows.
The duration of post-partum anoestrus is influenced by a number of factors including nutritional status, suckling, periparturient disease (Ketosis, mastitis, retained placenta, metritis), season of calving, breed, and age or parity of cow [24, 25].
Oestradiol and the preovulatory surges of luteinising hormone and follicle stimulating hormone in ewes during the breeding season and transition into anoestrus.
Sequential changes in ovarian follicular dynamics in Bos indicus heifers before and after nutricional anoestrus.
These abnormalities lead to sub-fertility or total infertility and sometimes to abortion, stillbirth or neonatal deaths, repeat breeding, anoestrus, congenital defects, poor libido, poor semen quality as well as stunted growth and general poor performance in young animals (Berepubo et al.