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Spermophilus

(sper-mof'il-ŭs),
A genus of ground squirrel. Spermophilus beecheyi, Spermophilus grammurus, Spermophilus pygmaeus, Spermophilus townsendi, and several other species that act as an important reservoir of Yersinia pestis.
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Sper·moph·il·us

(sper-mof'il-us)
A genus of ground squirrel; S. beecheyi, S. grammurus, S. pygmaeus, S. townsendi, and several other species act as an important reservoir of Yersinia pestis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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ordii, Mus musculus, Neotoma spp., and Perognathus flavus), squirrels (Spermophilus beecheyi), gophers (Thomomys monticola), porcupines (Erethizon dorsatum) and beavers (Castor canadensis) (Chamberlin 1952; Hoff 1948, 1956; Hoff & Clawson 1952; Muchmore 1971).
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