Definition of Cricetidae

1. Noun. Mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cricetidae

Crescentia
Crescentia cujete
Cretacean
Cretaceans
Cretaceous
Cretaceous period
Cretacious
Cretan
Crete
Creuse
Creutzfeld Jacob disease
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Crewe
Crex
Crex crex
Cricetidae (current term)
Cricetinae
Cricetus
Cricetus cricetus
Crichton
Crichton-Browne
Crichton-Browne's sign
Crick
Crigan
Crigler
Crigler-Najjar disease
Crigler-Najjar syndrome
Crile
Crile's clamp
Crimble

Literary usage of Cricetidae

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1. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Two Old World representatives of the family Cricetidae that have become widely used in the laboratory are the hamster (Mesocricetus or Cricetulus) and the ..."

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