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mouse

 [mows]
a small rodent, various species of which are used in laboratory experiments.
1. a small loose body.
2. a computer pointing device.
joint mouse a movable fragment of synovial membrane, cartilage, or other body within a joint; usually associated with degenerative osteoarthritis and osteochondritis dissecans.
knockout mouse a mouse that has had a specific gene artificially deleted from its genome.
nude mouse a mouse homozygous for the nu gene; these mice are hairless, lack a thymus, and thus lack T lymphocytes.
peritoneal mouse a free body in the peritoneal cavity, probably a small detached mass or omentum, sometimes visible radiographically.
SCID mouse (severe combined immunodeficiency) a strain of mice lacking in T and B lymphocytes and immunoglobulins, either from inbreeding with an autosomal recessive trait or from genetic engineering, used as a model for studies of the immune system.

mouse

(mows),
A small rodent belonging to the genus Mus.

mouse

(mous)
n. pl. mice (mīs)
a. Any of numerous small rodents of the families Muridae and Cricetidae, such as the house mouse, characteristically having a pointed snout, small rounded ears, and a long naked or almost hairless tail.
b. Any of various similar or related animals, such as the jumping mouse, the vole, or the jerboa.
Computers A computer input device with control buttons, which is used to manipulate files represented by icons, to access data and execute commands from pull-down menus
Epidemiology See White-footed mouse
Research See Mouse model
Rheumatology See Joint mouse

mouse

Computers A device with control buttons, used to manipulate files represented by icons, to access data and execute commands from pull-down menus. Cf Trackball Rheumatology See Joint mouse.

mouse

, pl. mice (mows, mīs)
A small rodent belonging to the genus Mus.

Patient discussion about mouse

Q. What is the treatment for "hip joint mice"? Thanks!

A. if you are young- it goes away by itself after 6-8 painful weeks...if you are older you might need a surgery to remove the particles. it the hip bone it can be complicated, so it's really up to your Dr. to decide what to do here.

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2008: Habitat use of field mouse (Microtus agrestis) in wide and narrow buffer zones.
The field mouse asked: "Who will attach the bell?" The councilor mice were again silent.
He lived on the land like a field mouse, without heart like a field
Petersburg during 2006-2007 Species Number of Propor- animals tion caught of species, % Common shrew, Sorex araneus 338 35.9 Pygmy shrew, Sorex minutus 40 4.3 Laxmann.s shrew, Sorex caecutiens 3 0.3 Ural field mouse, Apodemus uralensis 52 5.5 Black-striped field mouse, Apodemus agrarius 141 15.0 Yellow-necked mouse, Apodemus flavicollis 1 0.1 House mouse, Mus musculus 1 0.1 Bank vole, Myodes glareolus 328 34.9 Common vole, Microtus ex.
"I believe the field mouse is still in the rudest of good health."
One evening, Kip sees a field mouse get killed on a road.
Vanity Fair editor Francis Crowninshield compared Luce's effect on Walter Lippmann to that of "a queen cobra on a field mouse." Another Luce devotee was Ambassador Joseph Kennedy, who obligingly shipped Rose and the kids -- including 8-year-old Edward Kennedy -- home to Massachusetts in anticipation of Luce's 1940 visit to his country place near Windsor, England.
It wasn't a pet mouse that we had chosen, but a field mouse that had chosen us.
The RF mouse, called a Field Mouse, also has buttons to control the TV, the "babysitter" button, and a large trackball for mouse control.
Pete Wilson needs this kind of help the way a field mouse needs a hawk convention.
Musnet: The Tears of the Painter is the fourth and final graphic novel in an all-ages series set in 19th century France, following the anthropomorphic Mus Musculous (his name is from the Latin term for a field mouse) in his quest to become the greatest mouse painter of all.
These include two primates (Himalayan rhesus monkey, hanuman grey langur); eight (8) Chiropetra (Indian false vampire bat, fulvous fruit bat, Himalayan pipistrelle, lesser horseshoe bat, common bent-wing bat, dark whiskered bat, Pallas's tube-nosed bat, Torresian tube-nosed bat or northern tube-nosed bat, Gilgit tube-nosed bat, and horseshoe bat); seven (7) carnivores (golden jackal, common leopard, Asiatic black bear, jungle cat, stoat or ermine, Himalayan palm civit and yellow-throated martin); and 12 rodents (Himalayan field mouse, house mouse, roof rat or house rat, Eurasian pygmy shrew, Turkestan rat, Indian mole rat, short-tailed mole rat, small Kashmir flying squirrel, Royle's high mountain vole; and one artiodactyle (barking deer) species.