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noun as in rodent

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If acupuncture was provided after an LPS shock, then the mice showed even higher levels of inflammation.

Oatley has demonstrated his technique in mice but faces challenges with livestock.

Wang, who reported those results June 15 in Cell Research, says his team is now testing the compound in mice.

Further experiments found that disrupting the vCA1 cells when giving mice a shock disrupted the entire network—that is, the waves broke down and the mice forgot their fear.

Of course, it’s hard to ask a mouse if it actually smelled something, so the team took a roundabout approach.

He said he spent his time doing “Mickey Mouse make-work,” digging though old records for long-abandoned well sites.

So Western governments are caught in a cat-and-mouse game and at times it is unclear who is the cat and who the mouse.

Even the original score to the song labels the singing parts, “Mouse” (the woman) and “Wolf” (the man).

The episode was titled “Cat and Mouse” and it follows in the pattern of classic Serlingesque plot twists.

In the event, in the long cat and mouse game that Stalin played with him, the cat did not pounce.

And Mr. Meadow Mouse often remarked that it had more halls than any other dwelling he had ever seen.

Some of those halls that Mr. Meadow Mouse mentioned ran right out beneath the surface of the garden.

Mr. Meadow Mouse repeated, as if he wanted to be sure there was no misunderstanding about it.

Grandfather Mole demanded of Mr. Meadow Mouse, almost as soon as he had stepped just outside the shade of the toadstool.

And when he had made his promise to Mr. Meadow Mouse he had had no idea that it was going to rain so soon.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mouse, such as: murine, and vermin.

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