anestrum


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anestrum

(ænˈiːstrəm)
n
(Biology) a variant (esp US) of anoestrus
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Noun1.anestrum - 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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Post-partum anestrum is the period after parturition with cows showing no behavioral signs of estrus.
The research was carried out on twenty four cows presented with history of anestrum. The anoestrus animals were randomly selected based on criteria of not exhibiting any estrus signs for at least six months to 2 years post-partum.
The cows examined per rectally for confirmation of anestrum were then divided into two groups (group I, II).