noun. ['ˈɛpɪˌtoʊp'] the site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself.
- antigenic determinant
Rhymes with Epitope
How do you pronounce epitope?
Pronounce epitope as ˈɛpɪˌtoʊp.
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Sentences with epitope
1. Noun, singular or mass
These are properly called epitope-binding sites, as the epitope is the specific part of any invader that triggers an immune reaction.