hydrophilia

noun
hy·​dro·​phil·​ia | \ ˌhī-drə-ˈfil-ē-ə How to pronounce hydrophilia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hydrophilia

: the property of being hydrophilic the hydrophilia of certain colloids

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“Hydrophilia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hydrophilia. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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