hydrophilia


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hydrophilia

 [hi″dro-fil´e-ah]
the property of absorbing water; having a strong affinity for water.

hy·dro·phil·i·a

(hī'drō-fil'ē-ă),
A tendency of the blood and tissues to absorb fluid.
[hydro- + G. philos, fond]

hy·dro·phil·i·a

(hī'drō-fil'ē-ă)
1. Associating freely with water.
2. A tendency of the blood and tissues to absorb fluid.
[hydro- + G. philos, fond]

hydrophilia

the property of absorbing water; having a strong affinity for water.
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