Medical Dictionary


noun mar·mot \ˈmär-mət\

Medical Definition of MARMOT

:  any of various stout-bodied short-legged burrowing rodents (genus Marmota) with coarse fur, a short bushy tail, and very small ears that are important reservoirs of sylvatic plague


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