isotype

noun
iso·​type | \ ˈī-sə-ˌtīp How to pronounce isotype (audio) \

Medical Definition of isotype

: 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

Other Words from isotype

isotypic \ ˌī-​sə-​ˈtip-​ik How to pronounce isotype (audio) \ adjective

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“Isotype.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/isotype. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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