oleophobic

adjective
ole·​o·​pho·​bic | \ -ˈfō-bik How to pronounce oleophobic (audio) \

Medical Definition of oleophobic

: 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 17 Jan. 2021.

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