Cricetus

noun
Cri·​ce·​tus | \ -ˈsēt-əs How to pronounce Cricetus (audio) , -ˈset- How to pronounce Cricetus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Cricetus

: the type genus of Cricetidae that includes the common hamster (C. cricetus) of Europe and Russia and in some classifications the golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus synonym C. cricetus) and related forms

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