lyophile

adjective
lyo·phile | \ ˈlī-ə-ˌfī(-ə)l \

Definition of lyophile 

1 : of or relating to freeze-drying

2 or lyophiled \ˈlī-ə-ˌfī(-ə)ld \ : obtained by freeze-drying

First Known Use of lyophile

1934, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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lyophile

adjective
lyo·phile | \ ˈlī-ə-ˌfīl \
variants: also lyophil \-ˌfil \

Medical Definition of lyophile 

1 : lyophilic

2a : of or relating to freeze-drying

b or lyophiled \-ˌfīld \ : obtained by freeze-drying

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