homophilic

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

homophilic (comparative more homophilic, superlative most homophilic)

  1. (immunology) that reacts only with a specific antigen
  2. (sociology) tendency for people to maintain relationships with people who are similar to themselves, as characterized by age, race, gender, religion, or profession[1]
  3. pertaining to homophiles or homophilia

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jackson, Matthew O., Social and economic networks (ISBN 978-069114820-5), 2010.