[ hahy-druh-fil-ik ]
/ ˌhaɪ drəˈfɪl ɪk /
having a strong affinity for water.
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Words nearby hydrophilic
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrophilic
/ (ˌhaɪdrəʊˈfɪlɪk) /
chem tending to dissolve in, mix with, or be wetted by watera hydrophilic colloid Compare hydrophobic
Derived forms of hydrophilichydrophile, noun
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Medical definitions for hydrophilic
[ hī′drə-fĭl′ĭk ]
Having an affinity for water; readily absorbing or dissolving in water.
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