[ahy-suh-tahyp] /ˈaɪ səˌtaɪp/

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.
a statistical graph, chart, diagram, etc., that employs such symbols.
Biology. any of two or more separate populations of the same or a similar .
Immunology. any antigenic determinant that is common to all individuals in a species.

isotype i·so·type (ī’sə-tīp’)
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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