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A genus of the family Muridae consisting of eleven species. C. migratorius, the grey or Armenian hamster, and C. griseus, the Chinese hamster, are the two species used in biomedical research.

Year introduced: 1991(1978)

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Tree Number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.635.075.250.250

MeSH Unique ID: D003412

Registry Number: txid10028

Entry Terms:

  • Hamsters, Chinese
  • Chinese Hamster
  • Chinese Hamsters
  • Hamster, Chinese
  • Hamsters, Armenian
  • Armenian Hamster
  • Armenian Hamsters
  • Hamster, Armenian
  • Hamsters, Grey
  • Grey Hamster
  • Grey Hamsters
  • Hamster, Grey

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