murine meaning


    Definition of murine in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore murineSUPmost murineSUF-ine
    1. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the mouse, rat or (more generally) any mammal of the family Muridae.
      1. 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.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The animals were 5-week-old, 23–27 g, murine pathogen free, Swiss albino male mice of the strain Udea:ICR(CD-2) bred in our high-tech microisolation animal facility.
      • These results strongly suggest that a portion of EnSCs-derived cells grafted to chemotherapeutically murine ovarian tissue and may have differentiated to granulosa cells.
      • While Bpp hu and the other classical bordetellae can efficiently colonize mice, Bpp ov strains are severely defective in their ability to colonize the murine respiratory tract.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ine

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en marine
      2. fr marine
      3. fr urine
      4. en urine
      5. fr uriné
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      Meaning of murine for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "murine" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
      Definiteness: Level 1
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