Norway rat

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Norway rat: roof rat, brown rat, sewer rat
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Norway rat

References in periodicals archive ?
Effect of glutathione depletion on Leydig cell steroidogenesis in young and old brown Norway rats.
In the present work, juvenile age (post day 30) Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) were chronically exposed to low level concentrations (1.
The Brown Norway rat has long been one of the primary models employed in biomedical, toxicological, and pharmaceutical research.
So researchers selected the Brown Norway rat for the development of a model because the immunological reactivity of this strain closely resembles that segment of the human population that's sensitive to the development of allergies.
They are more common in the Valley than the Norway rat, their larger urban counterpart that tends to burrow rather than climb.
The Norway rat or brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) is a case in point.
The exceptions are the old world rats and mice: the housemouse, Mus musculus, and the Norway rat, Rattus norvegicus.
In addition, the Brown Norway rat model is being improved to characterize the allergenicity of food proteins and modified foods.
muris in laboratory mice (Mus musculus) and a feral Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus) and G.
The two most common rodents homeowners might find in their attics, basements and pantries are the house mouse and Norway rat.
The woodrat has been a state-listed threatened species since 1983, and shouldn't be confused with the Norway rat, which is the world's proverbial poster critter of filth that originated in northern China and now inhabits every continent, as well as every Pennsylvania county.
Many living but weak, moribund, and dead Least Auklet fledglings (some with injuries caused by Norway rat [Rattus norvegicus] predation) were regularly found at points along this canyon during 2001-2006 (Major 2004; ILJ, pers.
Now, my question is, does anyone know a recipe for Norway rat poison?
Before intervention, the neighborhoods were surveyed for Norway rat burrows and environmental factors associated with the provision of food and harborage for rodents.
Agencourt scientists contributed to the whole genome sequencing effort on the medically important model organism, the brown Norway rat.