idiotype

noun
id·​io·​type | \ˈi-dē-ə-ˌtīp \

Definition of idiotype 

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

Other Words from idiotype

idiotypic \ˌi-​dē-​ə-​ˈti-​pik \ adjective

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1967, in the meaning defined above

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idiotype

noun
id·​io·​type | \ˈid-ē-ə-ˌtīp \

Medical Definition of idiotype 

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

Other Words from idiotype

idiotypic \ˌid-​ē-​ə-​ˈtip-​ik \ adjective

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