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Descriptor in English: Muridae
Descriptor in Spanish: Muridae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Muridae
Descriptor in French: Muridae
Entry term(s): Murid
Murids
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.635
Scope note: A family of the order Rodentia containing 250 genera including the two genera Mus (MICE) and Rattus (RATS), from which the laboratory inbred strains are developed. The fifteen subfamilies are SIGMODONTINAE (New World mice and rats), CRICETINAE, Spalacinae, Myospalacinae, Lophiomyinae, ARVICOLINAE, Platacanthomyinae, Nesomyinae, Otomyinae, Rhizomyinae, GERBILLINAE, Dendromurinae, Cricetomyinae, MURINAE (Old World mice and rats), and Hydromyinae.
Annotation: do not check tags MICE or RATS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 82
DeCS UI: 9306
Descriptor UI: D009115
Date Established: 1982/01/01
Date of Entry: 1981/05/14
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Muridae - Preferred
Concept UI M0014221
Scope note A family of the order Rodentia containing 250 genera including the two genera Mus (MICE) and Rattus (RATS), from which the laboratory inbred strains are developed. The fifteen subfamilies are SIGMODONTINAE (New World mice and rats), CRICETINAE, Spalacinae, Myospalacinae, Lophiomyinae, ARVICOLINAE, Platacanthomyinae, Nesomyinae, Otomyinae, Rhizomyinae, GERBILLINAE, Dendromurinae, Cricetomyinae, MURINAE (Old World mice and rats), and Hydromyinae.
Preferred term Muridae
Entry term(s) Murid
Murids



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