nude mouse(redirected from Naked mouse)
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a hairless mutant laboratory-bred mouse having an immune system deficiency and able to accept grafts of foreign tissue.
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|Noun||1.||nude mouse - a mouse with a genetic defect that prevents them from growing hair and also prevents them from immunologically rejecting human cells and tissues; widely used in preclinical trials|
mouse - any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
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