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muricidal. Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Jump to: navigation, search (biology) Possessing the muricide instinct; inclined to kill mice.

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Effects of incisor-cutting on muricidal behavior induced by olfactory
Muricidal behavior in rats is composed of two main components, attacking and killing performance.
Hyperreactivity, Muricide, and Intraspecific Aggression in the Rat
Effects of housing and muricidal behavior on serotonergic receptors
species aggression, were tested for inhibition of muricidal behavior by isolated rats.
Olfactory Bulbectomy, Peripheral Anosmia, and Mouse Killing and
distinguishable from the relatively clean, quick kills of naturally muricidal rats.

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Scientists Tinker with Neurons to Turn Lovers into Fighters
Kissing becomes killing, humping becomes homicide (well, muricide, technically). There were two important differences between the way these neurons responded to artificial stimulation for aggression and for mating.

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Difference between Rats and Mice
muricide - Wiktionary
muricide (uncountable) The mechanism of muricide behavior probably involves a discrete area of the Retrieved from "http://en.wiktionary.
muricidal - Wiktionary
[edit] Adjective. muricidal (not comparable).
Muricidal test - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Muricidal Test is used in biological research. The name is derived from the Latin, for "killing of mice".
Handling in infancy, brain laterality and muricide in rats.
Behav Brain Res. 1983 Mar;7(3):351-9. Handling in infancy, brain laterality and muricide in rats.

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