Definition of Immunopig
Immunopig: A pig that has been genetically engineered to produce human antibodies. An immunopig, when challenged with an infectious agent can, produce large volumes of human antibodies against that agent in their blood. There are also immunocows and presumably immunogoats, immunosheep, immunomoose, etc.
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