Definition of murine in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmjʊərʌɪn/
Pronunciation: /ˈmjʊərɪn/


Relating to or affecting mice or related rodents.
Example sentences
  • We examined these effects on the recovery of divergence dates within anthropoid primates and between two murine rodents, the mouse and the rat.
  • The derivation of murine embryonic stem cells were first reported in 1981.
  • We have demonstrated the utility of our approaches by examining developmental changes in the murine mammary gland during the transition to puberty.


Early 17th century: from Latin murinus, from mus, mur- 'mouse'.

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