albino rat

albino rat
white r.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • rat — A rodent of the genus Rattus (family Muridae), involved in the spread of some diseases, including bubonic plague. albino rats rats with white fur and pink eyes; used extensively in laboratory experiments. Wistar rats an inbred s …   Medical dictionary

  • Laboratory rat — A laboratory rat is a rat of the species Rattus norvegicus which is bred and kept for scientific research. Laboratory rats have served as an important animal model in research in psychology, medicine, and other fields. History In 1895, a… …   Wikipedia

  • white rat — noun : a rat of an albino strain of the Norway rat that is used extensively as a laboratory animal in biological experimentation * * * an albino variety of the Norway rat, Rattus norvegicus, used in biological experiments. * * * white rat noun An …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wistar rat — Wis·tar rat wist ər n an albino rat widely used in biological and medical research * * * a strain of albino rat developed at the Wistar Institute but which has spread so widely to other institutions that there is probably marked dilution of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • white rat — n. an albino rat, esp. one used in biological experiments …   English World dictionary

  • Holtzman rat — a strain of albino rat descended originally from the S–D strain, which originated from Wistar Institute sometime before 1929 …   Medical dictionary

  • Sprague-Dawley rat — a strain of albino rat developed by the Sprague Dawley Animal Company, widely used in experimental work because of its calmness and ease of handling …   Medical dictionary

  • Brown rat — Rattus norvegicus redirects here. For the album, see Rattus Norvegicus (album). Brown rat Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Brown Rat — Taxobox name = Brown Rat status = LR/lc status system = iucn2.3 status ref =IUCN2006|assessors=Amori|year=1996|id=19353|title=Rattus norvegicus|downloaded=12 May 2006] regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia familia …   Wikipedia

  • Japanese Rat Snake — Taxobox | name = Japanese Rat Snake regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata subordo = Serpentes familia = Colubridae genus = Elaphe species = E. climacophora binomial = Elaphe climacophora binomial authority = (Boie …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”