TITLE

rat

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1852
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "rat" is presented. It refers to a rodent of the genus Rattus that is found in and around human habitations. Rats are of primary importance in the spread of human and animal diseases. Rats are hosts of various protozoans, flukes and bubonic plague.
ACCESSION #
21243502

 

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