Lipophilic



[lip-uh-fil-ik, lahy-puh-] /ˌlɪp əˈfɪl ɪk, ˌlaɪ pə-/

adjective, Physical Chemistry.
1.
having a strong affinity for lipids.
2.
promoting the dissolvability or absorbability of lipids.
/ˌlɪpəʊˈfɪlɪk/
adjective
1.
(chem) having an affinity for lipids

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