hydrophobe

noun
hy·​dro·​phobe | \ ˈhī-drə-ˌfōb How to pronounce hydrophobe (audio) \

Medical Definition of hydrophobe

: a hydrophobic substance

Other Words from hydrophobe

hydrophobe adjective

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“Hydrophobe.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hydrophobe. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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