anestrus


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anestrus

[a′nes·trəs]
(vertebrate zoology)
A prolonged period of inactivity between two periods of heat in cyclically breeding female mammals.
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Levels of hormones and minerals in cyclic, anestrus and subestrus buffalo heifers.
They explained that the oral supplementation of [alpha]-tocopherol at 3,000 mg per week per animal in anestrus heifers declined erythrocytic superoxide dismutase and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activities significantly but led to non-significant increase in erythrocytic glutathione peroxidase activity.
Effect of alpha tocopherol supplementation on plasma levels of antioxidant vitamins in anestrus buffalo (Bubalus bubalis).