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1. A biological specimen or other element that is a duplicate of the holotype.
2. Any of several classes or subclasses of immunoglobulins, such as immunoglobulins A and G, that are distinguished by differences in the amino acid sequence of the constant regions of their heavy chains. All isotypes are usually found in every individual of a species.

i′so·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.
i′so·ty′py (-tī′pē) n.


the presentation of statistical information in a row of diagrams using the international picture language created by Otto Neurath (1882–1945)


(ˈaɪ səˌtaɪp)

1. one of two or more separate biological populations of the same or a similar type.
2. any epitope that is common to all individuals in a species.
i`so•typ′ic (-ˈtɪp ɪk) adj.
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