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Definition of Immunocow

Immunocow: A cow that has been genetically engineered to produce human antibodies. An immunocow, when challenged with an infectious agent, can produce large volumes of human antibodies against that agent. There are also immunopigs and presumably immunogoats, immunosheep, immunohorses, etc.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=40717
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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