Definition of Superfamily Muroidea
1. Noun. A superfamily of rodents essentially equal to the suborder Myomorpha but with the Dipodidae excluded.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Myomorpha, Suborder Myomorpha
Member holonyms: Family Muridae, Muridae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superfamily Muroidea
Literary usage of Superfamily Muroidea
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1. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, Bennett J. Cohen, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"... family Cricetidae, superfamily Muroidea (Figure 2). The gerbil's noteworthy relatives occupy the genera Ger- ..."