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isotype

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noun iso·type \ˈī-sə-ˌtīp\

Medical Definition of isotype

  1. :  any of the categories of antibodies determined by their physicochemical properties (as molecular weight) and antigenic characteristics that occur in all individuals of a species—compare allotype, idiotype

isotypic

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