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lyophobic

[lahy-uh-foh-bik, -fob-ik]
adjective Physical Chemistry.
  1. noting a colloid the particles of which have little or no affinity for the liquid in which they are dispersed.
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Origin of lyophobic

1910–15; lyo- (see lyophilic) + -phobic
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British Dictionary definitions for lyophobic

lyophobic

adjective
  1. chem (of a colloid) having a dispersed phase with little or no affinity for the continuous phasea lyophobic sol Compare lyophilic
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lyophobic in Medicine

lyophobic

(lī′ə-fōbĭk)
adj.
  1. Characterized by a lack of attraction between the colloid medium and the dispersion medium of a colloidal system.
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