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amphiphilic

adj am·phi·phil·ic \ˌam-fə-ˈfil-ik\

Definition of AMPHIPHILIC

:  of, relating to, consisting of, or being one or more molecules (as of a glycolipid or sphingolipid) in a biological membrane having a polar water-soluble terminal group attached to a water-insoluble hydrocarbon chain
am·phi·phile \ˈam-fə-ˌfīl\ noun
March 30, 2015
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