genus Apodemus


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Noun1.genus Apodemus - Old World field micegenus Apodemus - Old World field mice      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Muridae, Muridae - originally Old World rats now distributed worldwide; distinguished from the Cricetidae by typically lacking cheek pouches
fieldmouse, field mouse - any nocturnal Old World mouse of the genus Apodemus inhabiting woods and fields and gardens
Apodemus sylvaticus, European wood mouse - nocturnal yellowish-brown mouse inhabiting woods and fields and gardens
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Laboratory studies have shown that, in contrast with other rodents, mice of the genus Apodemus are capable of vertical transmission (11) and nonviremic transmission of TBEV through ixodid ticks (12).