Murine



[myoo r-ahyn, -in] /ˈmyʊər aɪn, -ɪn/

adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the Muridae, the family of rodents that includes the mice and rats.
noun
2.
a murine rodent.
/ˈmjʊəraɪn; -rɪn/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Muridae, an Old World family of rodents, typically having long hairless tails: includes rats and mice
2.
resembling a mouse or rat
noun
3.
any animal belonging to the Muridae
adj.

c.1600, from Latin murinus, from mus “mouse” (see mouse (n.)).

murine mu·rine (myur’īn’)
adj.
Of, relating to, or transmitted by a member of the rodent family Muridae, including rats and mice.
murine
(myr’īn’)

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