murine


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
6%) had been evaluated by an infectious disease consultant, who either concurred with or suggested the diagnosis of murine typhus in every case.
Then promastigotes were washed with RPMI-1640 medium and incubated with murine macrophages for 4 h.
Murine and human preadipocytes were seeded in murine basal medium (mBM; DMEM added with 7% CS) or human basal medium (hBM; LI 5 added with 5% FBS) in 96-well microplates at a density of 5000 cells/well.
No deaths were attributed to murine typhus; however, 73% of the confirmed patients were hospitalized, and 27% were admitted to intensive-care units.
The murine [beta]-actin gene was amplified from total cDNA with the forward primer, 5'AGGTTTTGTCAAAGAAAGGG-3', and the reverse primer, 5'-AGAGTGCTGTCTGGTGGTAC-3'.
Chimeric human immunodeficiency virus type 1 containing murine leukemia virus matrix assembles in murine cells.
Sixty-four serum samples were obtained from 51 ovarian cancer patients who, in the course of several clinical studies (5-8), had received multiple infusions of one of four murine monoclonal antibodies: OC125 (16 patients), B43.
As a part of this research, we have investigated the direct effect of omega-3 fatty acids on murine cancer cells.
Murine typhus, caused by Rickettsia typhi, is typically transmitted to humans by Xenopsylla cheopis, a flea that infests rats.
37 of legislative decree 163/2006 for the award of the cleaning and disinfection of the buildings of the university of milan and pest control entomatiche and murine (pest) (68_14).
2 Murine Dry & Tired Eyes (from pharmacies or www.

Full browser ?