mastomys

noun

mas·​to·​mys ˈmas-tə-ˌmis How to pronounce mastomys (audio)
1
capitalized in some classifications : a genus of rodents comprising the multimammate mice
2
plural mastomys : multimammate rat

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“Mastomys.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mastomys. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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