lipophil

[lĭpə-fĭl′]

n.

A substance having an affinity for, tending to combine with, or capable of dissolving in lipids.

Nearby words

  1. lipopexia,
  2. lipophage,
  3. lipophagic,
  4. lipophagic granuloma,
  5. lipophagy,
  6. lipophilic,
  7. lipoplast,
  8. lipopolysaccaride,
  9. lipopolysaccharide,
  10. lipoprotein

Related formslip′o•philic adj. n.


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