oleophilic

adjective
ole·​o·​phil·​ic | \ ˌō-lē-ō-ˈfil-ik How to pronounce oleophilic (audio) \

Medical Definition of oleophilic

: having or relating to strong affinity for oils : hydrophobic sense 3 — compare hydrophilic, lipophilic, lyophilic

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“Oleophilic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oleophilic. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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