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lyotropic

[lahy-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]
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adjective Physical Chemistry.
  1. noting any series of ions, salts, or radicals arranged in descending order relative to the magnitude of their effect on a given solvent.
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Origin of lyotropic

1920–25; lyo- (see lyophilic) + -tropic
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lyotropic in Medicine

lyotropic

(lī′ə-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk)
adj.
  1. Lyophilic.
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