idiotype

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id·io·type

noun \ˈi-dē-ə-ˌtīp\

Definition of IDIOTYPE

:  the molecular structure and conformation of an antibody that confers its antigenic specificity
id·io·typ·ic \ˌi-dē-ə-ˈti-pik\ adjective

First Known Use of IDIOTYPE

1960

id·io·type

noun \ˈid-ē-ə-ˌtīp\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of IDIOTYPE

: the molecular structure and conformation in the variable region of an immunoglobulin that confers its antigenic specificity—compare allotype, isotype
id·io·typ·ic \ˌid-ē-ə-ˈtip-ik\ adjective

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