Definition of Macaca mulatta

1. Noun. Of southern Asia; used in medical research.

Exact synonyms: Rhesus, Rhesus Monkey
Generic synonyms: Macaque



Medical Definition of Macaca mulatta

1. A species of the genus macaca inhabiting india, china, and other parts of asia. The species is used extensively in biomedical research and adapts very well to living with humans. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macaca Mulatta

mabela
mabes
mabey
mabolo
mabolos
mabuterol
mac
mac 'n' cheese
maca
macaber
macabre
macabrely
macabreness
macaca
macaca fascicularis
macaca mulatta (current term)
macaca nemestrina
macaca radiata
macacas
macaco
macacos
macacus
macadam
macadamia
macadamia nut
macadamia nut tree
macadamia nuts
macadamia tree
macadamias
macadamise

Literary usage of Macaca mulatta

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of ...by Scott M. Grundy by Scott M. Grundy (1997)
"A study of atherosclerosis regression in macaca mulatta. I. Design of experiment and lesion induction. Exp Mol Pathol 1979;30(3):360-85. 63. ..."

2. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Animals include macaca mulatta, M. nemestrina, M. arctoides, M. fascicularis, Cercocebus atys, Papio spp., ..."

3. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"... and extraneuronal lipofuscin accumulation with age in the brain of a nonhuman primate, macaca mulatta. J. Gerontol. 29:366-38l. Brizzee, KR, JM Ordy, ..."

4. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Endometriosis in rhesus monkeys (macaca mulatta) following chronic exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-/>-dioxin. Fundam Appi Toxicol 21:433-441 (1993). ..."

5. Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories edited by Jonathan Y. Richmond, Robert W. McKinney (1994)
"Agent: Herpesvirus simiae (B-virus) B-virus is a naturally occurring alphaherpesvirus infecting free- living or captive macaca mulatta, ..."

6. Anabolic Steroid Abuse by Geraline C. Lin (1996)
"Plant, TM The effects of neonatal orchidectomy on the developmental pattern of gonadotropin secretion in the male rhesus monkey (macaca mulatta). ..."

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