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Having an affinity for, tending to combine with, or capable of dissolving in lipids.
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(Biochemistry) chem having an affinity for lipids
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lip•o•phil•ic(ˌlɪp əˈfɪl ɪk, ˌlaɪ pə)
1. having a strong affinity for lipids.
2. promoting the dissolvability or absorbability of lipids.
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chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
oleophilic - having a strong affinity for oils rather than water
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