American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a rodent of the family Muridae or subfamily Murinae, including rats and mice.
- adj. Caused, transmitted, or affected by such a rodent: a murine plague.
- n. A murine rodent.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Muriform or myomorphic in general; resembling a mouse or a rat; specifically, of or pertaining to the family Muridæ or the subfamily Murinæ.
- n. A mouse or a rat.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the mouse, rat or (more generally) any mammal of the family Muridae.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Zoöl.) Pertaining to a family of rodents (
Muridæ), of which the mouse is the type.
- n. (Zoöl.) One of a tribe of rodents, of which the mouse is the type.
- adj. of or relating to or transmitted by a member of the family Muridae (rats and mice)
- n. a rodent that is a member of the family Muridae
- Latin mūrīnus, of mice, from mūs, mūr-, mouse. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Most of the subjects -- 32, or 86.5 percent -- tested positive for a virus known as a murine leukemia virus-related virus, the researchers found.”
“Most of the subjects -- 32, or 86.5 percent -- tested positive for a virus known as a murine leukemia virus-related virus.”
“The group of viruses identified in fatigue patients, called murine leukemia virus-related viruses, or MLV, are known to cause cancer and neurological problems in mice, but whether they cause disease in humans isn't known.”
“On the other hand, in cells infected by other retroviruses such as murine leukemia virus (MuLV) or Rous sarcoma virus (RSV), numerous integration events per cell have been detected”
“Induced regulatory T cells (Treg) have been implicated in the protective mechanism of DNA vaccination against other organ-specific autoimmune diseases such as murine Experimental Autoimmune Uveitis”
“Effect of interleukin-10 overexpression on the properties of healing tendon in a murine patellar tendon model.”
“Austin JC, Chacko SK, DiSanto M, Canning DA, Zderic SA: A male murine model of partial bladder outlet obstruction reveals changes in detrusor morphology, contractility and myosin isoform expression.”
“Bullard KM, Sonne J, Hawgood S, Harrison MR, Adzick NS: Tracheal ligation increases cell proliferation but decreases surfactant protein production in fetal murine lungs in vitro.”
“Treatment of diabetic wounds with fetal murine mesenchymal stromal cells enhances wound closure.”
“Correction of murine ADAMTS13 deficiency by hematopoietic progenitor cell-mediated gene therapy.”
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