amphipathic

adjective
am·​phi·​path·​ic | \ ˌam(p)-fə-ˈpa-thik How to pronounce amphipathic (audio) \

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First Known Use of amphipathic

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphipathic

amphi- + -pathic (as in empathic)

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“Amphipathic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphipathic. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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amphipathic

adjective
am·​phi·​path·​ic | \ ˌam-fə-ˈpath-ik How to pronounce amphipathic (audio) \

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amphipath \ ˈam-​fə-​ˌpath How to pronounce amphipath (audio) \ noun

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