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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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Simon, M.D., M.P.H., from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues examined the correlation between lipophilic or hydrophilic statin use and HCC incidence and mortality in a prospective propensity score-matched cohort of patients 18 years or older with confirmed chronic hepatitis B virus or hepatitis C virus infection.
The hydrophilic copolymer was designed through CO2-philic/ hydrophilic segment ratio to give dry fit functionality without water.
The group will invest an amount in the low double-digit million euro range to expand its Rheinfelden facility, which further processes hydrophilic silica to a hydrophobic variety.
[UKPRwire, Fri Oct 12 2018] The report "Fumed Silica Market by Type (Hydrophilic, Hydrophobic), Application (Paints & Coatings and Inks, Adhesives & Sealants, Pharmaceuticals, UPR, Gel Batteries, Lighting), and Region (North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe) - Global Forecast to 2022", The fumed silica market is projected to reach USD 2.26 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2017 to 2022.
The purpose of this study was to develop a medium bodied hydrophobic and hydrophilic experimental (Exp) vinyl polysiloxane (VPS) impression materials (ab initio) incorporating a novel cross-linking agent, tetra-functional (dimethylsilylorthosilicate (TFDMSOS) and a non-ionic surfactant, Rhodasurf CET-2, (ethoxylatedcetyl-oleyl alcohol), and to analyse their effects on consistency measurements and to compare it with commercial medium bodied VPS impression materials.
30 August 2018 - US-based hydrophilic polymer-based products and services company Hydromer, Inc.
will offer reinforced catheter shafts with hydrophilic coatings, the companies announced.As part of a strategic partnership Wall-based medical manufacturer Adam Spence and Biocoat Inc.
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BC aerosols are hydrophobic (not soluble in water) when emitted and become hydrophilic after being coated with soluble species, a process called aging.
Evaporators are typically coated with hydrophilic coating (Casenave, 2004) for effective drainage properties (Mathur, 1999; 2000, 2014, 2016).