Murine meaning

myo͝or'īn'
Of or relating to a rodent of the subfamily Murinae, which includes the house mouse and the brown rat.
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Caused, transmitted by, or affecting such a rodent.

Murine leukemia.

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A murine rodent.
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Of the murids, or family of rodents including the Old World rats and mice.
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A murine rodent.
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Relating to a rodent of the subfamily Murinae, which includes the house mouse and the brown rat.
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Caused, transmitted by, or affecting such a rodent.

Murine leukemia.

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A murine rodent.
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Of or relating to a rodent of the subfamily Murinae, including rats and mice.
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Caused, transmitted, or affected by such a rodent.
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Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the mouse, rat or (more generally) any mammal of the family Muridae.
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Origin of murine

  • Latin mūrīnus of mice from mūs mūr- mouse mūs- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin stem, mur-, of mus (“mouse") +"Ž -ine
    From Wiktionary