[lahy-of-uh-lahyz] /laɪˈɒf əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), lyophilized, lyophilizing. Biochemistry.
(of tissue, blood, serum, or the like) to dry by freezing in a high vacuum.
(transitive) to dry (blood, serum, tissue, etc) by freezing in a high vacuum; freeze dry
lyophobe ly·o·phobe (lī’ə-fōb’) adj. Lyophobic. n. A lyophobic substance.
[lahy-uh-foh-bik, -fob-ik] /ˌlaɪ əˈfoʊ bɪk, -ˈfɒb ɪk/ adjective, Physical Chemistry. 1. noting a colloid the particles of which have little or no affinity for the liquid in which they are dispersed. /ˌlaɪəʊˈfəʊbɪk/ adjective 1. (chem) (of a colloid) having a dispersed phase with little or no affinity for the continuous phase: a lyophobic sol Compare […]
/ˌlaɪəʊˈsɔːpʃən/ noun 1. (chem) the adsorption of a liquid on a solid surface, esp of a solvent on suspended particles
[lahy-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌlaɪ əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/ adjective, Physical Chemistry. 1. noting any series of ions, salts, or radicals arranged in descending order relative to the magnitude of their effect on a given solvent. lyotropic ly·o·trop·ic (lī’ə-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk) adj. Lyophilic.