Psammomys obesus


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

Psammomys obesus

an arid-zone sand rat which develops diabetes when fed entirely on laboratory chow.
References in periodicals archive ?
According to the rodent identification key described by [15, 16, 17] and [18], the two species captured belong to the Muridae family which are Psammomys obesus and Meriones shawi (Tab 3).
A similar behavior was reported for the Old World desert rodent Psammomys obesus feeding on A.
Nigella sativa seeds decrease total serum lipids and body weight in Psammomys obesus sand rats (Labhal et al.
Detection and genotypic differentiation of Bartonella species infecting a Tunisian Psammomys obesus population.