Definition of Polyestrous

1. Adjective. Having more than one period of estrus per year.

Exact synonyms: Polyoestrous
Similar to: Estrous



Definition of Polyestrous

1. Adjective. Having multiple periods of estrus in a year, or during a breeding season ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polyestrous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Polyestrous

1. Having two or more estrous cycles in a mating season. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyestrous

polyenone
polyenones
polyenyl
polyepoxide
polyergic
polyester
polyester fiber
polyester resin
polyesteramide
polyesteramides
polyesterification
polyesterifications
polyesters
polyesthesia
polyestradiol phosphate
polyestrous (current term)
polyethene
polyether
polyetheretherketone
polyetherimide
polyetherimides
polyethers
polyethersulfone
polyethersulfones
polyethersulphone
polyethersulphones
polyethism
polyethoxylated
polyethylene
polyethylene glycol

Literary usage of Polyestrous

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1. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Both species may show a reduction in progesterone and estrogen secretion. Another advantage of the female rat is that it remains polyestrous during the ..."

2. The California Spotted Owl: A Technical Assessment of Its Current Status. by Jared Verner (1994)
"Females were polyestrous, producing one to five litters per year, with one to four young per litter (mean about 2.5). Forest Management Fires, shrub removal ..."

3. Life After Logging: Reconciling Wildlife Conservation and Production by E. Meijaard (2005)
"... in captivity, females are non-seasonally polyestrous and may give birth to two litters annually (Nowak 1999); in captivity, the oestrous cycle averages ..."

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