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lyotropic

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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


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