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idiotype

[ id-ee-uh-tahyp ]
/ 藞瑟d i 蓹藢ta瑟p /
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noun Immunology.
the molecular arrangement of amino acids unique to the antigen-binding site of a particular antibody.
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Origin of idiotype

1969; back formation from idiotypic or idiotypy, on the model of allotypy;see idio-, allotype

OTHER WORDS FROM idiotype

id路i路o路typ路ic [id-ee-uh-tip-ik], /藢瑟d i 蓹藞t瑟p 瑟k/, adjectiveid路i路o路typ路y [id-ee-uh-tahy-pee], /藞瑟d i 蓹藢ta瑟 pi/, noun
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Medical definitions for idiotype

idiotype
[ 沫d膿-蓹-t墨p鈥 ]

n.
A determinant that confers on an immunoglobulin molecule an antigenic individuality that is analogous to the individuality of the molecule's antibody activity.
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