Amphiphile



any of many organic compounds, as a surfactant, detergent, bile salt, or phospholipid, composed of hydrophilic and hydrophobic portions.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Amphiploid

    a hybrid organism having a diploid set of chromosomes from each parental species.

  • Amphiphilic

    any of many organic compounds, as a surfactant, detergent, bile salt, or phospholipid, composed of hydrophilic and hydrophobic portions.



  • Amphipod

    any of numerous small, flat-bodied crustaceans of the group Amphipoda, including the beach fleas, sand hoppers, etc. of or relating to the amphipods. Historical Examples They are also found in some of the semi-terrestrial and purely aquatic amphipod Crustaceans. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6 Various noun any marine or freshwater crustacean of […]

  • Amphipodous

    adjective (of certain invertebrates, such as sand hoppers) having both swimming and jumping appendages



Disclaimer: Amphiphile definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.