dioestrum

n. time between the fertile periods (of female animals)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dioestrum — /daɪˈistrəm/ (say duy eestruhm) noun the period between the rutting periods, especially of female animals. {New Latin. See di 1, oestrus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • dioestrum —   n. period of sexual inactivity between heats .    ♦ dioestrous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • dioestrum — I. noun see diestrus II. see dioestrus …   Useful english dictionary

  • dioestrous — dioestrous, dioestrual, dioestrum, dioestrus chiefly Brit var of DIESTROUS, DIESTRUAL, DIESTRUM, DIESTRUS …   Medical dictionary

  • dioestrus — or dioestrum variant of diestrus …   Useful english dictionary

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