Meaning of idiotope in English:

idiotope

Pronunciation /ˈɪdɪəˌtəʊp/

noun

Medicine
  • 1 rare An epitope characteristic of an individual animal. rare.

  • 2An epitope present in the variable region of an immunoglobulin (antibody) molecule, often as part of the antigen-binding site.

Origin

1960s. From idio- + -tope.