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Noun1.Mesocricetus - golden hamstersMesocricetus - golden hamsters      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cricetidae, family Cricetidae - mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
golden hamster, Mesocricetus auratus, Syrian hamster - small light-colored hamster often kept as a pet
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mansoni (BH strain Belo Horizonte, Brazil) worms were maintained in Biomphalaria glabrata snails as intermediate hosts and Mesocricetus auratus hamsters as definitive host at the Adolfo Lutz Institute (Sao Paulo, Brazil), according to standard procedures previously described (de Moraes et al.
443 * Undulatus &005149527 TV1 & TV2 Mesocricetus XM_005068358 & 4.
The subfamily Cricetinae is currently composed of seven genera: Allocricetulus, Cansumys, Cricetulus, Cricetus, Mesocricetus, Phodopus, and Tscherskia, with a total of eighteen species (Musser and Carleton 2005).