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murine


mu·rine  (myrn)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a rodent of the family Muridae or subfamily Murinae, including rats and mice.
2. Caused, transmitted, or affected by such a rodent: a murine plague.
n.
A murine rodent.

[Latin mrnus, of mice, from ms, mr-, mouse; see ms- in Indo-European roots.]

murine [ˈmjʊəraɪn -rɪn]
adj
1. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Muridae, an Old World family of rodents, typically having long hairless tails: includes rats and mice
2. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Zoology) resembling a mouse or rat
n
(Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals) any animal belonging to the Muridae
[from Latin mūrīnus of mice, from mūs mouse]

murine  (myrn)
1. Of or relating to a rodent of the family Muridae or subfamily Murinae, including rats and mice.
2. Caused, transmitted, or affected by such a rodent.
murine

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