Relating to or affecting cattle
she gazed at me with her large, bovine eyes
Tuberculosis affecting cattle, which is typically caused by Mycobacterium bovis; (in later use also) disease in any species caused by this bacterium.
A growth hormone occurring naturally in cows that is added to cattle feed to increase milk production
A natural hormone in cattle that helps regulate growth and milk production and that may be produced artificially and given to dairy cattle to increase the yield of milk
Veterinary Med. More fully bovine peripneumonia. Bovine pleuropneumonia. Now rare.
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy, a disease of cattle which affects the central nervous system, causing agitation and staggering, and is usually fatal. It is believed to be caused by an agent such as a prion or a virino, and to be related to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans