Definition of Meriones unguiculatus
1. Noun. A gerbil that is popular as a pet.
Generic synonyms: Gerbil, Gerbille
Group relationships: Genus Meriones, Meriones
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Literary usage of Meriones unguiculatus
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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)
"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 ..."