[lahy-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌlaɪ əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/
adjective, Physical Chemistry.
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)
lypressin ly·pres·sin (lī-prěs’ĭn) n. An antidiuretic and vasopressor substance obtained from the pituitary glands of swine.
[lahy-ruh] /ˈlaɪ rə/ noun, genitive Lyrae [lahy-ree] /ˈlaɪ ri/ (Show IPA), for 1. 1. Astronomy. the Lyre, a northern constellation between Cygnus and Hercules, containing the bright star Vega. 2. a female given name. 3. (lowercase) . /ˈlaɪərə/ noun (Latin genitive) Lyrae (ˈlaɪəriː) 1. a small constellation in the N hemisphere lying near Cygnus and […]
[lahy-reyt, -rit] /ˈlaɪ reɪt, -rɪt/ adjective 1. Botany. (of a pinnate leaf) divided transversely into several lobes, the smallest at the base. 2. Zoology. lyre-shaped, as the tail of certain birds. /ˈlaɪərɪt/ adjective 1. shaped like a lyre 2. (of leaves) having a large terminal lobe and smaller lateral lobes