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Related to lyophilic: Lyophilic and Lyophobic Colloids


Characterized by strong attraction between the colloid medium and the dispersion medium of a colloidal system.


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


(ˌlaɪ əˈfɪl ɪk)

also ly•o•phile

(ˈlaɪ əˌfaɪl)

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]
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Lyophilic - dried sourdough consisting of lactococci or lactococci and thermophilic lactic streptococci for direct application or another similar type of domestic production according to tnla or foreign production, ensuring the content of the number of lactic microorganisms in the product at the end of shelf life of at least 6 10 demand for 5 t.
to the fact that the chemical compound was characterized by small, partially lyophilic particles, as it was previously noted by other researchers [28, 29].
Refinement of solid layers via wetting on homogeneous lyophilic surfaces--Jun Fukai, Kei Sakanoue, Yuuki Irihama, Kento Ando, Rintaro Yamashita, and Shouma Nakagawa
In this context, it should be pointed out that lyophilic derivatives of intracellular fluorescent probes are substrates of P-glycoprotein (Pgp) andMRP1 [47].