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Origin of rodent
OTHER WORDS FROM rodentro·dent·like, adjective
Words nearby rodent
Example sentences from the Web for rodent
Tye began using optogenetics in rodents to trace the neural circuits involved in emotion, motivation, and social behaviors.Why do you feel lonely? Neuroscience is starting to find answers.|Amy Nordrum|September 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
When rodents and monkeys face early-life adversity, the HPA axis gets thrown off-kilter.Puberty can repair the brain’s stress responses after hardship early in life|Esther Landhuis|August 28, 2020|Science News
It was the rodent equivalent of a human’s nice home and family.
Similarly, observations of rodents exposed to radiation suggest that space radiation impairs cognitive function, researchers reported in a review article in the May 2019 Life Sciences in Space Research.What will astronauts need to survive the dangerous journey to Mars?|Maria Temming|July 15, 2020|Science News
Hungry rodents now might be forced into the open in search of meals.
She paints the current rodent situation as more than a foul inconvenience, and one that is a particular blight on poorer areas.
Or once in a while the rodent will spread infection by biting causing a disease called, chillingly enough, rat bite fever.
Up to 10,000 campers at Yosemite National Park may have been exposed to a deadly rodent-borne illness.
Aëtius differentiates phagedenic and rodent ulcers and cancer.Old-Time Makers of Medicine|James J. Walsh
Being at some distance I supposed it to be one of the rodent animals, and I fired at it.
To my surprise he took a little stove from under his arm, lighted a fire, and in a few minutes had the rodent roasted to a crisp.My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands|George Francis Train
They were still as fast, still with the same anti-rodent disposition, but they were no longer small.Student Body|Floyd L. Wallace
She had a shock of bright pink hair and a sharp, rodent-like face, with big sunglasses that were practically air-force goggles.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for rodent
- any of the relatively small placental mammals that constitute the order Rodentia, having constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing. The group includes porcupines, rats, mice, squirrels, marmots, etc
- (as modifier)rodent characteristics