[ep-i-tohp] /ˈɛp ɪˌtoʊp/

noun, Immunology.
(def 3).
the site on an antigen at which a specific antibody becomes attached

epitope ep·i·tope (ěp’ĭ-tōp’)
The surface portion of an antigen capable of eliciting an immune response and of combining with the antibody produced to counter that response.


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