diestrus

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Related to Dioestrus: polyoestrous, anoestrus
  • noun

Synonyms for 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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To their surprise, 90 per cent of the mares again went into dioestrus.
He adds: "The bottom line is, it is very easy to kick a mare into prolonged dioestrus.