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Rodent

rodent

1. (Science: medicine) Gnawing; biting; corroding; applied to a destructive variety of cancer or ulcer.

2. (Science: zoology) Gnawing. Of or pertaining to the rodentia.

Origin: L. Rodens, -entis, p. Pr. Of rodere to gnaw. See Rase, and cf. Rostrum.

(Science: zoology) One of the rodentia.


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Humane way of treating mice infestation?

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rodent/mustelid(?) found on beach, uk

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by BDDVM
Sat Nov 27, 2010 5:26 pm
 
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