Lyophilic



[lahy-uh-fil-ik] /ˌlaɪ əˈfɪl ɪk/

adjective, Physical Chemistry.
1.
noting a colloid the particles of which have a strong affinity for the liquid in which they are dispersed.
/ˌlaɪəʊˈfɪlɪk/
adjective
1.
(chem) (of a colloid) having a dispersed phase with a high affinity for the continuous phase: a lyophilic sol Compare lyophobic

lyophilic ly·o·phil·ic (lī’ə-fĭl’ĭk)
adj.
Characterized by strong attraction between the colloid medium and the dispersion medium of a colloidal system.

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