dioestrous


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Related to dioestrous: Dioestrus, anoestrus, polyoestrous
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Adj.1.dioestrous - (of animals that have several estrous cycles in one breeding season) in a period of sexual inactivity
anestrous - (of lower mammals) not in a state of estrus; not in heat; "an anestrous bitch"
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On the contrary, it was shown that young rats in proestrus and late pregnancy (i.e., reproductive conditions associated with higher cortical ALLO levels) exhibit better performance on the object recognition task than rats in dioestrous or early pregnancy conditions [81].
The dispensing of the anti- progesterone RU486 during the dioestrous phase of cyclic rats produces ovulatory impairment and this effect of RU486 is dose dependent.
More recently, a study investigating the anti-fertility activity of an aqueous extract and aqueous suspension of DC seed powder administered orally to female mice and rats revealed a significant disruption to the oestrous cycle in both groups of animals, resulting in a continuous dioestrous phase.