lyotropic

adjective
lyo·​tro·​pic | \ ˌlī-ə-ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce lyotropic (audio) , -ˈträp-ik How to pronounce lyotropic (audio) \

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

Other Words from lyotropic

lyotropy \ lī-​ˈä-​trə-​pē How to pronounce lyotropy (audio) \ noun, plural lyotropies

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“Lyotropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lyotropic. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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