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Avidity

[ə-VID-ə-dee]

Part of speech: noun

Origin: Late Middle English, mid 15th century

1.

Extreme eagerness or enthusiasm.

2.

[Biochemistry] the overall strength of binding between an antibody and an antigen.

Examples of Avidity in a sentence

"The doctor scoured the medical studies on antibody avidity, hoping to find answers."

"Kate binged the Netflix series with an avidity she rarely showed for anything."

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