lyophilic

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adjective lyo·phil·ic \ ˌlī-ə-ˈfi-lik \

Definition of lyophilic

:marked by strong affinity between a dispersed phase and the liquid in which it is dispersed
  • a lyophilic colloid

First Known Use of lyophilic

1911


Medical Dictionary

lyophilic

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adjective lyo·phil·ic \ ˌlī-ə-ˈfil-ik \

medical Definition of lyophilic

:marked by strong affinity between a dispersed phase and the liquid in which it is dispersed
  • a lyophilic colloid
— compare lyophobic, hydrophilic, lipophilic, oleophilic

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