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brown rat

n.
The common domestic rat (Rattus norvegicus), which is found worldwide and is a destructive pest of crops and stored food and a carrier of disease. Also called Norway rat.

brown rat

n
(Animals) a common brownish rat, Rattus norvegicus: a serious pest in all parts of the world. Also called: Norway rat

Nor′way rat′


n.
an Old World rat, Rattus norvegicus, having a grayish brown body and a long, scaly tail: introduced worldwide. Also called brown rat.
[1745–55]
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Noun1.brown rat - common domestic ratbrown rat - common domestic rat; serious pest worldwide
rat - any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
genus Rattus, Rattus - common house rats; upper incisors have a beveled edge
wharf rat - brown rat that infests wharves
sewer rat - brown rat commonly found in sewers
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Objective: To study the effect of iron supplementation during pregnancy on epiphyseal growth plate of Sprague dawley rat pups.
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Expression of interest are invited for Supply of Laboratory Animal Strains: Sprague Dawley Rats, Wistar Rats, Balb/C Mice, C57BU6 Mice and Swiss Webster Mice
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In the present study, chickpea based RUTF was prepared, analyzed and evaluated for true digestibility (TD), net protein utilization (NPU), biological value (BV), protein efficiency ratio (PER) and feed efficiency ratio (FER) in Sprague Dawley rats in comparison to peanut based Plumpy'nut and casein as standard.
Methods: A randomized controlled experimental study was conducted at Post Graduate Medical Insti-tute, Lahore in which twelve adult healthy male Sprague Dawley rats were divided into two groups each containing six rats.
The study, published April 3 in the journal Amino Acids, included 89 male Sprague Dawley rats 2 to 3 months of age who performed resistance exercise.
Histopathologic Changes in Liver and Kidney Tissues from Male Sprague Dawley Rats Treated with Rhaphidophora decursiva (Roxb.
Adult healthy female Sprague Dawley rats weighing 120-220 grams were kept in animal house at Post Graduate Medical Institute Lahore in iron cages under hygienic conditions.
A total of 28 adult male Sprague Dawley rats aged 4 months; weighing about 250-300 g were used in the current study.