diestrus

NOUN
  1. (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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How To Use diestrus In A Sentence

  • Diestrus follows estrus in the nonpregnant cycle, characterized by a state of ‘pseudopregnancy’, which is followed by a return of the uterus and ovaries to the anestrus, resting state.
  • Progesterone secretion also increases during metestrus and diestrus with a decrease afterwards.
  • After the eggs are released ovulation from the follicles, the follicles change from estrogen production to progesterone production and the dog enters a phase called diestrus. The Seattle Times
  • The reproductive cycle has four stages: anestrus, proestrus, estrus, and diestrus.
  • The cervix 'appearance is quite different during estrus than during diestrus (when the mare is not cycling). TheHorse.com News
  • - PGF 2α will not be secreted, CL lives, producing progesterone, diestrus will last the duration of pregnancy - synthetic PGF 2α given during diestrus will kill CL and return animal to proestrus immediately; if pregnant animal will have abortion 3. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • Smears were characterized as diestrus if mostly polymorphonuclear leukocytes were present, proestrus when mostly small nucleated and some cornified cells were present, and estrus when the smear was completely cornified. PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
  • The estrous cycle in the dog can be divided into four stages: proestrus, estrus, diestrus and anestrus.
  • The reproductive cycle has four stages: anestrus, proestrus, estrus, and diestrus.
  • The reproductive cycle has four stages: anestrus, proestrus, estrus, and diestrus.
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