[ lahy-uh-krat-ik ]
/ ˌlaɪ əˈkræt ɪk /

adjective Physical Chemistry.

noting a colloid owing its stability to the affinity of its particles for the liquid in which they are dispersed.


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Origin of lyocratic

lyo- (see lyophilic) + -crat + -ic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020