A small rodent belonging to the genus Mus.
multimammate m. an African rodent, Praomys natalensis, widely used in cancer research.
New Zealand mice inbred strains of mice, either black (NZB) or white (NZW), unique among strains used in experimental immunology because of their proclivity to spontaneous immunologic abnormalities and disorders including systemic lupus erythematosus similar to that found in humans.
nude m. a hairless mutant m. with thymic hypoplasia, lacking T cells.
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