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lyocratic

[lahy-uh-krat-ik] /ˌlaɪ əˈkræt ɪk/
adjective, Physical Chemistry.
1.
noting a colloid owing its stability to the affinity of its particles for the liquid in which they are dispersed.
Compare electrocratic.
Origin of lyocratic
lyo- (see lyophilic) + -crat + -ic
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