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OncoMouse Syllabification: On·co·Mouse
Pronunciation: /ˈäNGkəˌmous/

Entry from US English dictionary

(also oncomouse)

Definition of OncoMouse in English:

noun

trademark A transgenic mouse carrying an activated human cancer gene, used in laboratory experiments.

Origin

From onco- + mouse.

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