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lyotropic

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

medical Definition of lyotropic

: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

play \lī-ˈä-trə-pē\ noun plural lyotropies

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