anestrous

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an·es·trous

 (ăn′ĕs′trəs)
adj.
1. Not exhibiting estrus.
2. Of or relating to anestrus.

an•es•trous

(ænˈɛs trəs)

adj.
1. not showing estrus.
2. of or pertaining to anestrus.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anestrous - of or relating to anestrus
2.anestrous - (of lower mammals) not in a state of estrus; not in heat; "an anestrous bitch"
mammal, mammalian - any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
estrous - (of lower mammals) showing or in a state of estrus; in heat; "the estrous state"; "the estrous cycle"