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[myoo r-ahyn, -in] /ˈmyʊər aɪn, -ɪn/

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

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

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


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