ole·​o·​pho·​bic -ˈfō-bik How to pronounce oleophobic (audio)
: having or relating to a lack of strong affinity for oils : hydrophilic compare hydrophobic sense 3, lyophobic

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“Oleophobic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oleophobic. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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