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lipophilic

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adjective li·po·phil·ic \ˌlī-pə-ˈfi-lik, ˌli-\

Definition of lipophilic

  1. :  having an affinity for lipids (as fats) <a lipophilic metabolite>



1939

First Known Use of lipophilic

1939


Medical Dictionary

lipophilic

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adjective li·po·phil·ic \ˌlip-ə-ˈfil-ik, ˌlīp-\

Medical Definition of lipophilic

  1. :  having an affinity for lipids (as fats) <a lipophilic metabolite>—compare hydrophilic, lyophilic, oleophilic

  2. li·po·phi·lic·i·ty \-fi-ˈlis-ət-ē\play noun, plural li·po·phi·lic·i·ties




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