allotype

noun al·lo·type \ ˈa-lə-ˌtīp \

Definition of allotype

: an alloantigen that is part of a plasma protein (such as an antibody)

allotypic

play \ˌa-lə-ˈti-pik\ adjective

allotypically

play \-pi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

allotypy

play \ˈa-lə-ˌtī-pē\ noun

First Known Use of allotype

1960

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allotype

noun al·lo·type \ ˈal-ə-ˌtīp \

medical Definition of allotype

: an alloantigen that is part of a plasma protein (as an antibody) — compare idiotype, isotype

allotypic

play \ˌal-ə-ˈtip-ik\ adjective

allotypically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

allotypy

play \ˈal-ə-ˌtī-pē\ noun, plural allotypies

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