from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of or relating to a rodent of the subfamily Murinae, which includes the house mouse and the brown rat.
- adjective Caused, transmitted by, or affecting such a rodent.
- noun A murine rodent.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Muriform or myomorphic in general; resembling a mouse or a rat; specifically, of or pertaining to the family Muridæ or the subfamily Murinæ.
- noun A mouse or a rat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) One of a tribe of rodents, of which the mouse is the type.
- adjective (Zoöl.) Pertaining to a family of rodents (
Muridæ), of which the mouse is the type.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the
mouse, rat or (more generally) any mammal of the family Muridae.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective of or relating to or transmitted by a member of the family Muridae (rats and mice)
- noun a rodent that is a member of the family Muridae
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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
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.
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.