Allotype can refer to:
  • In zoological nomenclature, an allotype is a specimen of the opposite sex to the holotype
    A holotype is a single physical example of an organism, known to have been used when the species was formally described. It is either the single such physical example or one of several such, but explicitly designated as the holotype...

    , designated from among paratype
    Paratype is a technical term used in the scientific naming of species and other taxa of organisms. The exact meaning of the term paratype when it is used in zoology is not the same as the meaning when it is used in botany...

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  • In immunology, an immunoglobulin allotype
    Immunoglobulin allotype
    In immunology, an immunoglobulin allotype is the allele of the antibody chains found in the individual.To reduce risk of transplant rejection, tissue typing is used to try to match donors and recipients with the same or similar allotypes....

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