Definition of idiotypic in English:

idiotypic

adjective

  • 1Genetics. Of or relating to an individual's idiotype; genetic, inherited. Now rare.

  • 2Immunology. Of or relating to the idiotype of an immunoglobulin molecule; (of a vaccine) directed against an idiotype.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From idiotype + -ic.

Pronunciation

idiotypic

/ˌɪdɪə(ʊ)ˈtɪpɪk/