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noun plural Cri·ce·ti·dae \krī-ˈsēt-ə-ˌdē, krə-, -ˈset-\

Medical Definition of Cricetidae

  1. :  a family of small rodents that includes the hamsters, voles, lemmings, gerbils, and New World rats and mice and is often grouped with the murids


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