"Mole Rats" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Any of several burrowing rodents of the families MURIDAE and Bathyergidae, found in eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia. They have short limbs, small eyes with permanently closed lids, and no tail. Three genera SPALAX (Muridae), Heterocephalus (Bathyergidae) and Cryptomys (Bathyergidae) are used frequently as experimental animals in biomedical research. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 6th ed)
- Mole Rats
- Mole Rat
- Rat, Mole
- Rats, Mole
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