Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

Mus musculus


Oryctolagus cunniculus

What genus and species of rabbit is known as the domestic rabbit?

Mesocricetus auratus

Syrian hamster; barbiturates have very narrow window of safety in this species; among the most radioresistant mammals ever studied; does not fatten prior to hibernation - remain sensitive to external stimuli and usually are aroused when handled; resistant to pulmonary infection and able to decompose nicotine = good for study on effects of long-term smoke inhalation

Rattus norvegicus

common domestic rat

Meriones unguiculatus

Latin name of the gerbil

Cavia porcellus

guinea pig latin name

Chinchilla brevicaudata

Latin name for the short tail chinchilla

Chinchilla laniger

latin name for the most common of chinchillas

Mustela pulorius furo

latin name for the ferret

Petaurus breviceps

latin name of sugar gliders

Flickr Creative Commons Images

Some images used in this set are licensed under the Creative Commons through
Click to see the original works with their full license.

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording