Desert mouse

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(Zool.) an American mouse (Hesperomys eremicus), living in the Western deserts.

See also: Desert

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The tiny desert mouse is a good result--we can tag another GPS point showing the species' range and habitat.
These animals can concentrate urine more than 20-fold that of plasma, with urine reaching as high as 9000 mOsm/kg [H.sub.2]O in the Spinifex hopping mouse (MacMillen and Lee, 1967) and the desert mouse possum (Diaz et al., 2001).
Water conservation in the South American desert mouse opossum, Thylamys pusilla (Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae).
hermannsburgensis), which is social, and the brown Australian desert mouse (P.
PIZZA resistance from Coronation Street's desert mouse Percy Sugden on hearing that Jim's Cafe might be taken over by a fast-food chain: "Pizza is just a Welsh rarebit with a few leftovers chucked over it.