Medical Dictionary

lyotropic

play play
adjective lyo·tro·pic \ˌlī-ə-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträp-ik\

Medical Definition of lyotropic

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a liquid crystal that is prepared by mixing two substances of which one (as water) is polar in nature and that may assume a series of states from that of a solid to a true solution depending on the proportions of the two substances in the mixture

lyotropy

\lī-ˈä-trə-pē\play noun plural

lyotropies


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up lyotropic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

an incorrigible rascal

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!