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allotype

Pronunciation: al′ō-tīp

Definition: Any one of the genetically determined antigenic differences within an immunoglobulin isotope that occur among members of the same species.

Synonym(s): allotypic marker

[allo- + G. typos, model]

See Also: antibody

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