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- Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the mouse, rat or (more generally) any mammal of the family Muridae.
2002, Gilbert S. Banker & Christopher T. Rhodes, Modern Pharmaceutics, 4th edition, Informa Health Care, ISBN 0824706749, page 699:
- 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.
characteristic of mice
murine (plural murines)
- (zoology) Any murine mammal.