lyophilic

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adjective lyo·phil·ic \ˌlī-ə-ˈfi-lik\

Definition of lyophilic

  1. :  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

  1. :  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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