nude mouse


noun

a virtually hairless mutant laboratory-bred mouse having a major immune system deficiency caused by a lack of T cells, and able to accept grafts of foreign tissue.

Nearby words

  1. nuclide,
  2. nudd,
  3. nuddy,
  4. nude,
  5. nude descending a staircase,
  6. nudely,
  7. nudge,
  8. nudgy,
  9. nudi-,
  10. nudibranch

Origin of nude mouse

First recorded in 1965–70

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