parts of speech: adjective
sentence or phrase from text: The unwanted antibodies are removed in affinity columns, which contain a matrix to which other antibodies have already been allowed to bind ...
definition: chemistry : Of, relating to, involving, or used in affinity chromatography
synonyms: affection, aptitude, bent, bias, bone, devices, dispostion, genius, habitude, impulse, inclintation, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predispostion, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turn
other forms of word: affinity : noun
my own sentence: I was told by my chemist teacher, that we would be looking into affinity this week!
First known use: 1962
History and Emology: None.