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avidity

[ə′vid·əd·ē]
(immunology)
The total binding strength of a polyvalent antibody (an antibody that has multiple binding sites for the same antigen) with a polyvalent antigen (an antigen with multiple identical antibody-binding sites); equivalent to the sum of the affinities at each of the binding sites.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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