noun an·ti–id·io·type \ˌan-tē-ˈi-dē-ə-ˌtīp, ˌan-tī-\

Definition of ANTI-IDIOTYPE

:  an antibody that binds to the antigen-combining site of another antibody either suppressing or enhancing the immune response
an·ti–id·io·typ·ic \-ˌi-dē-ə-ˈti-pik\ adjective

First Known Use of ANTI-IDIOTYPE

Medical Dictionary


noun an·ti–id·io·type \ˌan-tī-ˈid-ē-ə-ˌtīp\

Medical Definition of ANTI–IDIOTYPE

:  an antibody that treats another antibody as an antigen and suppresses its immunoreactivity
an·ti–id·io·typ·ic \-ˌid-ē-ə-ˈtip-ik\ adjective


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