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murine

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin stem, mur-, of mus (mouse) +‎ -ine.

AdjectiveEdit

murine (comparative more murine, superlative most murine)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the mouse, rat or (more generally) any mammal of the family Muridae.
    • 2002, Gilbert S. Banker & Christopher T. Rhodes, Modern Pharmaceutics, 4th edition, Informa Health Care, ISBN 0824706749, page 699:
      One of the first examples of the immunogenicity of recombinantly derived antibodies was with murine anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody (OKT3) used in the induction of immunosupression after organ transplantation.

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mūrīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of mūrīnus

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Adjective murin, morin, from the verb morir (to die).

NounEdit

murine f (oblique plural murines, nominative singular murine, nominative plural murines)

  1. plague; pestilence