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(immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody

(biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts

a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character

the force attracting atoms to each other and binding them together in a molecule

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inherent resemblance between persons or things

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a natural attraction or feeling of kinship

References in classic literature ?
The strong men usually give some allowance even to the petulances of fashion, for that affinity they find in it.
Enter CalCPA's Affinity Partner Program, which allows CalCPA to provide programs and services to members who, without the benefit of CalCPA's group purchasing power, might be unable to obtain the service.
Tax Executives Institute (TEI), a professional organization of more than 5,200 corporate tax professionals, has chosen RIA Information/Online to be its exclusive affinity partner for tax information products through 2005.
Affinity Federal Credit Union has selected this facility for its new corporate headquarters.
The Tax Court has again held that icome received by an exempt organization from an affinity credit card program is a royalty excluded from unrelated business taxable income (UBTI) by Sec.
Experiments show that a starting antibody undergoes anywhere from two to 20 mutations in the form of substitutions among its constituent amino acids, and that the antibodies' affinities for the antigen increase by a factor of 10 or so before the affinity peaks.