idiotype

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noun id·io·type \ˈi-dē-ə-ˌtīp\

Definition of idiotype

  1. :  the molecular structure and conformation of an antibody that confers its antigenic specificity

idiotypic

play \ˌi-dē-ə-ˈti-pik\ adjective

First Known Use of idiotype

1967


Medical Dictionary

idiotype

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noun id·io·type \ˈid-ē-ə-ˌtīp\

Medical Definition of idiotype

  1. :  the molecular structure and conformation in the variable region of an immunoglobulin that confers its antigenic specificity—compare allotype, isotype

idiotypic

\ˌid-ē-ə-ˈtip-ik\play adjective

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