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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Navarro et al [6] found that hypothalamic expression of GPR54 gene changed throughout the estrous cycle, and anoestrus sows had lower hypothalamic GPR54 mRNA content than estrus cyclic sows significantly [18].
Furthermore, the longer CIs in Indigenous zebus are also a consequence of a longer lactation anoestrus following the obligatory presence of the calf for milking [40].
Buffalo suffers from several inherent reproductive problems such as seasonality of breeding, delayed puberty and sexual maturity, repeat breeding, prolonged post-partum anoestrus, summer anoestrus and silent oestrus (Nanda et al., 2003).
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. Anim.
In a postoestrus vaginal smear, leukocytes, keratinocytes, and epithelial cell nuclei were observed, and in an anoestrus vaginal smear, many leukocytes and few epithelial cells and myxocytes were observed.
Effect of a Homeopathic complex on oestrus induction and hormonal profile in anoestrus cows.
Effectiveness of short-term progestogen primings for the induction of fertile oestrus with eCG in ewes during late seasonal anoestrus. Anim.