Definition of Meriones unguiculatus

1. Noun. A gerbil that is popular as a pet.

Exact synonyms: Tamarisk Gerbil
Generic synonyms: Gerbil, Gerbille
Group relationships: Genus Meriones, Meriones



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meriones Unguiculatus

Mereon
Mergenthaler
Merginae
Mergus
Mergus albellus
Mergus merganser
Mergus merganser americanus
Mergus serrator
Meri
Meriam
Merida
Meridiani Planum
Meridith
Meriones
Meriones longifrons
Meriones unguiculatus
Merionethshire
Meriwether Lewis
Merkel
Merkel's corpuscle
Merkel's filtrum ventriculi
Merkel's fossa
Merkel's muscle
Merkel's tactile cell
Merkel's tactile disk
Merkel cell tumour
Merkozy
Merlangus
Merlangus merlangus
Merle

Literary usage of Meriones unguiculatus

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

1. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Weak graft-vs-host response in the Mongolian gerbil (meriones unguiculatus). Lab. Anim. Sci. 27:l035-l036. Karlinsky, JB, and GL Snider. l978. ..."

2. Environmental Enrichment Information Resources for Laboratory Animals, 1965 by Cynthia Petrie Smith, Victoria Taylor, Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S.), Christine Nicol (1995)
"Vaginal opening in the Mongolian gerbil, meriones unguiculatus: Normal data and the influence of social factors. Laboratory Animals 13(2): 159-162. ..."

3. The Ordos Plateau of China: An Endangered Environment by Hong Jiang (1999)
"It is estimated that the clawed jird (meriones unguiculatus), merely by its digging of holes, has caused the ..."

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