lyophilic


lyo·phil·ic

adjective \ˌlī-ə-ˈfi-lik\

Definition of LYOPHILIC

:  marked by strong affinity between a dispersed phase and the liquid in which it is dispersed <a lyophilic colloid>

First Known Use of LYOPHILIC

1911

lyo·phil·ic

adjective \ˌlī-ə-ˈfil-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LYOPHILIC

: marked by strong affinity between a dispersed phase and the liquid in which it is dispersed <a lyophilic colloid>—compare lyophobic, hydrophilic, lipophilic, oleophilic

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