diestrus definition

  • noun:
    • In feminine mammals, a short span of intimate quiescence between two estrus durations, when the uterus is prepared for a fertilized ovum.
    • alternate spelling of dioestrus.
    • circumstances or interval of intimate inactivity or quiescence between periods of activity; -- of animals having a few estrous rounds in a single reproduction season.
    • (of creatures having a few estrous cycles within one breeding period) a state or period of intimate inactivity or quiescence between times of activity
    • In female animals, a short period of intimate quiescence between two estrus times, where the uterus is ready for a fertilized ovum.
    • Alternative spelling of dioestrus.
    • a state or period of intimate inactivity or quiescence between times of activity; -- of animals having a few estrous cycles in one single breeding period.
    • (of creatures having a number of estrous cycles in a single breeding period) a state or interval of sexual inactivity or quiescence between times of task

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