golden hamster

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gold′en ham′ster

a light-colored hamster, Mesocricetus auratus, of Asia Minor, often kept as a laboratory animal or pet.
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Noun1.golden hamster - small light-colored hamster often kept as a petgolden hamster - small light-colored hamster often kept as a pet
hamster - short-tailed Old World burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches
genus Mesocricetus, Mesocricetus - golden hamsters
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(12.) Ferris, C.F., Brewer, J., Adolescent stress alters ethanol ingestion and agonistic behavior in the male golden hamster. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 794: 348-351 (1996).
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A There are a number of species that make great first pets but my favourite indoor pet is a golden hamster. They are easy to take care of, are a nice size to hold and easily become accustomed to being handled.
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A Syrian golden hamster model recapitulating Ebola hemorrhagic fever.
Intraepithelial capillaries were recognizable because more than 2/3 of their circumference is surrounded by follicular epithelium as previously shown by Lietz and BAlcker (1974) and Sato (1959) in golden hamster. Intraepithelial capillaries have also been reported in the jimpy mice (Liu 1984).
If any beady-eyed residents of Lepton spot a portly golden hamster with an adventurous glint in his eye, please get in touch.
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Kevin McCole, prosecuting for the RSPCA, told Kettering magistrates how the teenager, from Corby, Northants, had threatened to microwave the female golden hamster on three previous occasions.