lyophile

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adjective lyo·phile \ˈlī-ə-ˌfī(-ə)l\

Definition of lyophile

  1. 1 :  of or relating to freeze-drying

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

Origin and Etymology of lyophile

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1934


Medical Dictionary

lyophile

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

lyophil

\-ˌfil\play

Medical Definition of lyophile

  1. 1:  lyophilic

  2. 2a:  of or relating to freeze-dryingb or lyophiled \-ˌfīld\play :  obtained by freeze-drying


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