Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name sometimes given to the glassy forms of the plagioclase feldspars occurring as minute phenocrysts in igneous rocks.
- Resembling, or having the characters of, the small rodents of the genus Microtus.
- From scientific Latin Microtinae, a subfamily name, from Microtus + -inae. (Wiktionary)
“The role of plant production in microtine cycles in northern Fennoscandia.”
“How much do weasels shape microtine cycles in the northern Fennoscandian taiga?”
“Four experiments on a Norwegian subalpine microtine rodent assemblage during a summer decline.”
“Geographical synchrony in cyclic microtine populations: a theoretical evaluation of the role of nomadic avian predators.”
“Phenolics/nitrogen ratios in the blueberry Vaccinium myrtillus in relation to temperature and microtine density in Finnish Lapland.”
“Long-term variations in plant quality and quantity in relation to cyclic microtine rodents at Kilpisjärvi, Finnish Lapland.”
“He was the new department chair, and like my lab, he also studied the behavioral ecology of microtine rodents.”
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