amphipathic

adjective am·phi·path·ic \ ˌam(p)-fə-ˈpa-thik \

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Origin and Etymology of amphipathic

amphi- + -pathic (as in empathic)


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amphipathic

adjective am·phi·path·ic \ ˌam-fə-ˈpath-ik \

medical Definition of amphipathic

amphipath

play \ˈam-fə-ˌpath\ noun

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