Cricetidae

noun plural
Cri·​ce·​ti·​dae | \ krī-ˈsēt-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Cricetidae (audio) , krə- How to pronounce Cricetidae (audio) , -ˈset- \

Medical Definition of Cricetidae

: 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

Other Words from Cricetidae

cricetid \ -​ˈsēt-​əd, -​ˈset-​ How to pronounce cricetid (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Cricetidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Cricetidae. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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