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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mouse

(mows),
A small rodent belonging to the genus Mus.
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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.
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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
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

mouse

, pl. mice (mows, mīs)
A small rodent belonging to the genus Mus.
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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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White Mouse Deer as well as Mad-King-Crocodile usually have their own puppets in a healing session.
Phylogenetic relationship shows early evolution of mouse deer as separate cluster different from other deer species (Figure 3).
In the present study mitochondrial 12S rRNA gene was used as molecular marker for differentiation of Indian mouse deer from other deer species.
Mouse deer belongs to the family Tragulidae, known to evolve very early from Oligocene as primitive ruminant [22].
The mitochondrial 12S rRNA gene of mouse deer is having two recognition sites for both BsrI and BstSFI which is likely to produce two fragments (179 + 249 bp and 146 + 291 bp resp.,) but musk deer sequence yields only one fragment as it has one recognition site.
In the present study nearly 437 bp mitochondrial 12S rRNA gene of Indian mouse deer was amplified.
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Among those snuffed out were sloth bears, langurs, Malabar giant squirrels, rusty spotted cats ( smallest wild cat in the world), small Indian civets ( nocturnal), mouse deer ( nocturnal), monitor lizards, turtle species and scores of birds and snakes.