oleophilic

adjective

ole·​o·​phil·​ic ˌō-lē-ō-ˈfil-ik How to pronounce oleophilic (audio)
: having or relating to strong affinity for oils compare hydrophilic, lipophilic, lyophilic

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“Oleophilic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oleophilic. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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