Medical Dictionary

epitope

noun epi·tope \ˈep-ə-ˌtōp\

Definition of EPITOPE

:  a molecular region on the surface of an antigen capable of eliciting an immune response and of combining with the specific antibody produced by such a response—called also determinant, antigenic determinant
April 01, 2015
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a period of physiological dormancy
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