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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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For the other genes in this set, there was no alteration in expression in either mouse type over the time course of griseofulvin exposure.
In our study model, the mice sniffed intruders but did not attack, in contrast with other mouse studies (4,8).
In addition, mouse cancer models can be used to define the genetic determinants of response or resistance to interventions.
Last year, Gould and his colleagues reported a technique that can inactivate a gene in rat embryos, a tool that mouse researchers have long had.
Our data indicated that the tissue antioxidant (e.g., vitamin E in SSCS-exposed mouse liver) was depleted.
The NIEHS mouse centers will support and supplement a $21 million NIH-wide effort, announced 5 October 1999, to map the genes of the mouse via a Mouse Genome Sequencing Network.
Analysis of activated protooncogenes in B6C3F1 mouse liver tumors induced by ciprofibrate, a potent peroxisome proliferator.
Indeed, at the time of this writing, knock-outs have only been successfully produced in the mouse.
The ovary-transplant process kills many mouse egg cells.
The Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 includes a Nano transceiver that sticks out less than a centimeter from the USB port, so it can remain plugged into the computer at all times, and the Wireless Mouse 2000 comes with a minitransceiver that easily snaps into the bottom of the mouse when on the go.
Scientists know surprisingly little about Madagascar's mouse lemurs, but they're busy collecting information.
We compared the amount of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus collected from the saliva of Aedes taeniorhynchus to the amount injected into a mouse during blood feeding.