Biology. a type specimen of the sex opposite to that of the holotype.
Immunology. an antibody of a given class having certain molecular sites shared by only some members of a species and therefore acting as an antigen to other members of the same species.
(biology) an additional type specimen selected because of differences from the original type specimen, such as opposite sex or morphological details
(immunol) any of the variant forms of a particular immunoglobulin found among members of the same species

allotype al·lo·type (āl’ə-tīp’)
Any of the genetically determined antigenic differences within a given class of immunoglobulin that occur among members of the same species.
al’lo·typ’ic (-tĭp’ĭk) adj.


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