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hy·dro·phil·ic

 (hī′drə-fĭl′ĭk)
adj.
Having an affinity for water; readily absorbing or dissolving in water.

hy′dro·phile′ (-fīl′) n.
hy′dro·phi·lic′i·ty (-fə-lĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

hydrophilic

(ˌhaɪdrəʊˈfɪlɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) chem tending to dissolve in, mix with, or be wetted by water: a hydrophilic colloid. Compare hydrophobic
ˈhydroˌphile n

hy•dro•phil•ic

(ˌhaɪ drəˈfɪl ɪk)

adj.
having a strong affinity for water; readily absorbing water.
[1900–05]

hydrophilic

Water-loving. In solution, refers to a chemical or part of a chemical that is highly attracted to water.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hydrophilic - having a strong affinity for water; tending to dissolve in, mix with, or be wetted by water
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
hydrophobic - lacking affinity for water; tending to repel and not absorb water; tending not to dissolve in or mix with or be wetted by water
Translations
hydrofil
hydrofilowy

hy·dro·phil·ic

a. hidrofílico-a, que tiene tendencia a retener agua.
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Two reactive hydrophilic modifiers from Gelest, MCS-VX15 and MCS-VF14, make traditionally platinum-cured silicone elastomers more hydrophilic.
said, "Vitamin C has proven efficacies in brightening and anti-aging but most derivatives in the market have limited penetrability in skin due to the hydrophilic nature of vitamin C.
May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today that it has partnered with Terumo Corporation to be the exclusive distributor of the GLIDEWIRE Urologic Hydrophilic Coated Guidewire, a device cleared by the FDA for urological use.
com/research/g5wlnr/global_soft) has announced the addition of the "Global Soft Hydrophilic Contact Lenses Industry Report 2015" report to their offering.
Various medical devices (such as catheters and guide wires) need hydrophilic coatings to reduce friction for maneuvering through blood vessels.
They did so by studying hydrophilic, lipophilic, free-soluble and insoluble-bound phenolic extracts, using a lipoxygenase/4-nitroso-N,N-dimethylaniline (LOX/RNO) technique.
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2002 found that hydrophilic treatment of fin surfaces caused up to 20% degradation in the heat transfer performance.
maker of lubricious Hydak hydrophilic coatings introduced three new hydrophilic coatings for medical devices to its lineup.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A group of Iranian researchers at Shiraz University and Malek Ashtar University in Isfahan in cooperation with colleagues from Hokkaido University, Japan, managed to synthesize titanium dioxide nanocoatings possessing hydrophilic self-cleaning properties at ultra-violet-free places.