anti-idiotype

[ an-tee-id-ee-uh-tahyp, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈɪd i əˌtaɪp, ˌæn taɪ- /

noun Immunology.

a molecular arrangement on an antibody that is the counterpart of that on a different antibody, thus making one an antigen to the other.

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an·ti-id·i·o·typ·ic [an-tee-id-ee-uh-tip-ik, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˌɪd i əˈtɪp ɪk, ˌæn taɪ-/, adjective
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