1. <medicine> Gnawing; biting; corroding; applied to a destructive variety of cancer or ulcer.

2. <zoology> Gnawing. Of or pertaining to the Rodentia.

Origin: L. Rodens, -entis, p. Pr. Of rodere to gnaw. See Rase, and cf. Rostrum.

<zoology> One of the Rodentia.

(01 Mar 1998)

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