lipophilic


li·po·phil·ic

adjective \ˌlī-pə-ˈfi-lik, ˌli-\

Definition of LIPOPHILIC

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

First Known Use of LIPOPHILIC

1939

li·po·phil·ic

adjective \ˌlip-ə-ˈfil-ik, ˌlīp-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LIPOPHILIC

: having an affinity for lipids (as fats) <a lipophilic metabolite>—compare hydrophilic, lyophilic, oleophilic
li·po·phi·lic·i·ty \-fi-ˈlis-ət-ē\ noun, plural li·po·phi·lic·i·ties

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