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Related to Heterocephalus: mole rats
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Noun1.Heterocephalus - sand ratsHeterocephalus - sand rats        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Bathyergidae, family Bathyergidae - mole rats; sand rats
sand rat - small nearly naked African mole rat of desert areas
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Functional Morphology of the Olfactory Mucosa and Olfactory Bulb in Fossorial Rodents: The East African Root Rat (Tachyoryctes splendens) and the Naked Mole Rat (Heterocephalus glaber).
We successfully amplified PRLR in the pituitary, mammary gland, ovary, and liver of vizcachas (not shown), and the sequencing of ovarian PRLR exhibited an 88% homology with chinchilla (Chinchilla lanigera); an 85% with guinea pig (Cavia porcellus); an 82% with the desert mole rat (Heterocephalus glaber); a 78% with the Damara mole rat (Fukomys damarensis), the tree shrew (Tupaia chinensis), the ground squirrel (Ictidomys tridecemlineatus), and the norwegian rat (Rattus norvegicus); a 77% with mice (Mus musculus) and degu (Octodon degus); and a 74% with humans.
Kan et al., "The protective role of autophagy in Heterocephalus glaber hepatic stellate cells exposed to [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] or nutritional stress," Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, vol.
Spontaneous histologic lesions of the adult naked mole rat (Heterocephalus glaber): a retrospective survey of lesions in a zoo population.