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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)
1. a small rodent, various species of which are used in laboratory experiments.
2. a small weight or movable structure.

joint mouse  a movable fragment of cartilage or other body within a joint.
peritoneal mouse  a free body in the peritoneal cavity, probably a small detached mass of omentum, sometimes visible radiographically.

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.

mouse

Etymology: L, mus
a hand-controlled computer input device. Moving the device on a flat surface and pushing buttons on its back cause the cursor or pointer to move to target areas or select items on a computer screen. See also joystick.
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.

mouse

pl. mice.
1. small rodent, various species of which are used in laboratory experiments and kept as domestic pets.
2. a small loose body, e.g. in a joint.

athymic mouse
banana mouse
Dendromus.
common mouse
members of several subfamilies of the family Muridae which includes the mice, rats and Eurasian voles. Old World mice (subfamily Murinae) include many species such as house mouse (Mus musculus), harvest mouse and wood mouse. New World mice (subfamily Cricetinae) also include many species and varieties such as deer mice (Peromyscus leucopus). Banana mice (Dendromus spp.) live in banana trees and are related to the fat mice which live in sandy burrows.
mouse deer
mouse ectromelia
see ectromelia (2).
field mouse
lives in fields, woods and gardens. Includes Apodemus flavicollis (yellow-necked field mouse) and A. sylvaticus (European long-tailed field mouse).
house mouse
see musmusculus.
joint mouse
a movable fragment of synovial membrane, cartilage or other body within a joint; usually associated with degenerative osteoarthritis and osteochondritis dissecans.
laboratory mouse
similar in many ways to wild mice, but selectively bred to be of a consistent type for experimental work under laboratory conditions. Many lines are closely inbred to produce selected genetic characteristics that make them develop certain diseases or biochemical abnormalities. Most laboratory mice are white, but some colored varieties exist.
mouse lactic dehydrogenase elevating virus
an arterivirus, originally isolated as a contaminant of transplantable mouse tumor cells. Subsequently found to cause life-long viremia associated with elevated blood levels of lactic dehydrogenase, but no clinical disease.
marsupial mouse
an insectivorous, mouse-like member of the subfamily Phascogalinae; the smallest of existing marsupials.
mouse parvovirus
see minute mouse virus.
peritoneal mouse
a free body in the peritoneal cavity, probably a small detached mass or omentum, sometimes visible radiographically.
mouse pneumonia virus
a pneumovirus that causes chronic illness and emaciation in athymic mice, but subclinical infection in others.
mouse poliomyelitis
a picornavirus disease causing generalized paralysis in older mice (6 to 10 weeks) and encephalitis in younger mice (up to 30 days). Called also theiler's disease.
mouse pox
see ectromelia (2).
spiny pocket mouse
small rodent with large food pockets in its cheeks; called also Perognathus spinatus.
mouse tick
ixodesmuris.
mouse typhoid
infection by Salmonella enteritidis.
white-footed mouse

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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