Definition of Wistar rat in English:
nounBiology & Medicine
A rat of a strain developed for laboratory purposes.
- The subjects were 16 male hooded Wistar rats supplied by the Laboratory Animal Services Branch of the University of Adelaide, Australia.
- All experiments were conducted on male Wistar rats in accordance with regulations of the French Ministry of Agriculture.
- Albino Wistar rats fed on standard chow diet were obtained from the Animal House, College of Medicine, King Faisal University and used for the study.
1930s: named after the Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, Philadelphia, US.
Definition of Wistar rat in:
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