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lyophilic

 [li″o-fil´ik]
having an affinity for, or stable in, solution.

ly·o·phil·ic

(lī'ō-fil'ik),
1. In colloid chemistry, denoting a dispersed phase having a pronounced affinity for the dispersion medium; when the dispersed phase is lyophilic, the colloid is usually a reversible one.
2. Denoting a preference for the solvent.
Synonym(s): lyotropic
[lyo- + G. phileō, to love]

lyotropic

/lyo·tro·pic/ (-tro´pik) lyophilic.

ly·o·phil·ic

(lī'ō-fil'ik)
colloid chemistry Denoting a dispersed phase having a pronounced affinity for the dispersion medium; when the dispersed phase is lyophilic, the colloid is usually a reversible one.
Synonym(s): lyotropic.
[lyo- + G. phileō, to love]

lyotropic

readily soluble.
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