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.
(2.) 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.
Effectiveness of short-term progestogen primings for the induction of fertile oestrus with eCG in ewes during late seasonal anoestrus. Anim.
Postpartum anoestrus is reduced by increasing the within-day milking to suckling interval in dual purpose cows.
Oestradiol and the preovulatory surges of luteinising hormone and follicle stimulating hormone in ewes during the breeding season and transition into anoestrus. Anim Reprod Sci 1995; 40(4):291-8.