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ly·o·phil·ic

 (lī′ə-fĭl′ĭk)
adj.
Characterized by strong attraction between the colloid medium and the dispersion medium of a colloidal system.

lyophilic

(ˌlaɪəʊˈfɪlɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) chem (of a colloid) having a dispersed phase with a high affinity for the continuous phase: a lyophilic sol. Compare lyophobic

ly•o•phil•ic

(ˌlaɪ əˈfɪl ɪk)

also ly•o•phile

(ˈlaɪ əˌfaɪl)

adj.
noting a colloid the particles of which have a strong affinity for the liquid in which they are dispersed.
[1910–15; < Greek ly(ein) to loosen, dissolve]
Translations
lyophile
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