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isotype

[ahy-suh-tahyp] /ˈaɪ səˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
a drawing, diagram, or other symbol that represents a specific quantity of or other fact about the thing depicted:
Every isotype of a house on that chart represents a thousand new houses.
2.
a statistical graph, chart, diagram, etc., that employs such symbols.
3.
Biology. any of two or more separate populations of the same or a similar type.
4.
Immunology. any antigenic determinant that is common to all individuals in a species.
Origin of isotype
1880-1885
1880-85; iso- + type
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isotype in Medicine

isotype i·so·type (ī'sə-tīp')
n.
An antigenic marker that occurs in all members of a subclass of an immunoglobulin class.


i'so·typ'ic (-tĭp'ĭk) adj.
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