lipophilia

lipophilia

 [lip″o-fil´e-ah]
1. affinity for fat.
2. solubility in lipids. adj., adj lipophil´ic.
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(1-5) Compared with morphine, hydromorphone may be the ideal intravenous opioid for preemptive analgesia because it is approximately 7 times more potent and has a faster onset, due to its increased lipophilia. (6,7) According to previous studies, (2,4,5) preemptive opioid decrease hemodynamic changes, pain intensity and morphine consumption without increased side effects.
Antagonistic interactions between azoles and amphotericin B with yeasts depend on azole lipophilia for special test conditions in vitro.
Although our experiences have not included mechanistic studies to determine the mode of action of the monoterpenes, several references regarding their action on different microorganisms emphasize that a factor to bear in mind in their biocidal effect is the hydrophobia (or lipophilia) that characterizes them.