naked mole rat
noun Date: 1983 a mole rat (Heterocephalus glaber of the family Bathyergidae) found in Ethiopia, Somalia, and Kenya that has nearly hairless wrinkled skin and is practically blind

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  • Naked mole rat — Eukaryota Naked mole rat Temporal range: Early Pliocene Recent Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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  • naked mole rat — noun fetal looking colonial rodent of East Africa; neither mole nor rat; they feed on tubers and have a social structure similar to that of honeybees and termites • Hypernyms: ↑fossorial mammal • Hyponyms: ↑queen, ↑queen mole rat • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • naked mole rat — na′ked mole′ rat n. mam a nearly hairless rodent, Heterocephalus glaber, of E African dry steppes and savannas, living entirely underground in a colony of specialized workers and a single breeding female …   From formal English to slang

  • naked mole rat — a nearly hairless rodent, Heterocephalus glaber, of eastern African dry steppes and savannas, having two protruding upper and lower front teeth and living entirely underground in colonies, based on a single breeding female and specialized workers …   Universalium

  • naked sand rat — plikasis smėlrausis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Heterocephalus glaber angl. naked mole rat; naked sand rat vok. Nacktmull rus. голый землекоп pranc. rat nu de sable ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Mole rat — or mole rat refers to several groups of burrowing rodents or * Bathyergidae, a family of about twenty species from Africa, including: Heterocephalus glaber; the naked mole rat ; Spalacidae, a family of about thirty species from Eurasia and… …   Wikipedia

  • mole rat — noun Date: 1781 any of various burrowing Old World rodents (as of the families Bathyergidae and Muridae) that generally resemble moles in appearance and have large often protruding incisors used for digging compare naked mole rat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Common mole rat — African Mole Rat redirects here. For other African species of mole rats, see Blesmol and Tachyoryctes. Common mole rat Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) …   Wikipedia

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