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murine

 [mu´rēn]
pertaining to or affecting mice or rats.

mur·ine

(myūr-ēn),
Relating to animals of the family Muridae.
[L. murinus, relating to mice, fr. mus (mur-), a mouse]

murine

/mu·rine/ (mūr´ēn) pertaining to, derived from, or characteristic of mice or rats.

murine

(myo͝or′īn′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a rodent of the subfamily Murinae, which includes the house mouse and the brown rat.
2. Caused, transmitted by, or affecting such a rodent: murine leukemia.
n.
A murine rodent.

murine

adjective Referring to a member of the family Muridae (.g., mice, rats).

mur·ine

(myūr-ēn')
Relating to animals of the family Muridae.
[L. murinus, relating to mice, fr. mus (mur-), a mouse]

murine

Pertaining to mice and rats.

murine

pertaining to or affecting mice or rats. Strictly speaking refers to members of the subfamily Murinae, the Old World rats and mice. See also mouse.

chronic murine pneumonia
see murine respiratory mycoplasmosis (above).
chronic murine respiratory disease
see murine respiratory mycoplasmosis.
murine epizootic diarrhea
occurs in young mice up to 3 weeks of age. Caused by a rotavirus and characterized by mucoid yellow diarrhea, a high morbidity but a low mortality. Called also epizootic diarrhea of infant mice (EDIM).
murine leukemia virus
a number of viruses in the family Retroviridae which are associated with the naturally occurring and experimentally induced leukemia or lymphosarcoma in mice.
murine respiratory mycoplasmosis
a disease of mice caused by Mycoplasma pulmonis and characterized by dyspnea, nasal discharge, head tilt and incoordination. In most mice, infection occurs without clinical signs. Called also chronic respiratory disease of rats and mice, chronic murine pneumonia.
murine typhus
a disease of rats caused by Rickettsia typhi, transmitted by the rat flea Xenopsylla cheopis and the rat louse Polyplax spinulosa. It is an important disease of humans.
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