isotype
n. [Gr. isos, equal; typus, image]
1. An animal, plant or group frequently found in two or more countries or life regions.
2. A specimen collected from the type locale or habitat at the same time as the holotype.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • isotype — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at iso + ˌtīp noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary is + type 1. a. : an animal or plant or group common to two or more countries or life regions b …   Useful english dictionary

  • isotype — (1) Applied to a set of macromolecules sharing some features in common. In immunology isotype describes the class, subclass, light chain type and subtype of an immunoglobulin. (2) Antigenic determinant that is uniquely present in individuals of a …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • isotype — /uy seuh tuyp /, n. 1. 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. 2. a statistical graph, chart,… …   Universalium

  • Isotype — Du grec égale, forme , caractéristique retrouvée chez tous les individus d une même espèce. Cette notion a été développée, par Jacques Oudin en particulier, lors de l étude des spécificités antigéniques des immunoglobulines. Il s agit alors d une …   Wikipédia en Français

  • isotype — 1) a type described from two species of the same genus 2) a form occurring in a variety of localities 3) a duplicate of a holotype from the single collection that contained the holotype …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • isotype — (i so taīp) A variant form of an immunoglobulin (e.g., an immunoglobulin class, subclass, or type) that occurs in every normal individual of a particular species. Usually the characteristic antigenic determinant is in the constant region of H and …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • isotype — noun A marker corresponding to an antigen found in all members of a subclass of a specific class of immunoglobulins …   Wiktionary

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