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isotype

Pronunciation: i'so-tip

Definition: An antigenic determinant shared by all members of a class or subclass of an immunoglobulin molecule. Immunoglobulin isotypes include IgG, IgA, IgE, IgD, and IgM.

[iso- + G. typos, model]

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