lyophilic

lyophilic
1. In colloid chemistry, denoting a dispersed phase having a pronounced affinity for the dispersion medium; when the dispersed phase is l., the colloid is usually a reversible one. 2. Denoting a preference for the solvent. SYN: lyotropic. [lyo- + G. phileo, to love]

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lyo·phil·ic .lī-ə-'fil-ik adj marked by strong affinity between a dispersed phase and the liquid in which it is dispersed <a \lyophilic colloid> compare LYOPHOBIC, HYDROPHILIC, LIPOPHILIC, OLEOPHILIC

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lyo·phil·ic (li″o-filґik) [lyo- + -philic] having an affinity for, or stable in, solution; denoting a tendency of atoms or groups of atoms to be wetted by a solvent. See also under colloid.

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  • lyophilic — [lī΄ōfīl΄lī΄ō fil′ik] adj. [lyo < Gr lyein, to loose (see LOSE) + PHIL + IC] having a strong affinity for, and stabilized by, the liquid dispersing medium: said of a colloidal material: also lyophile [lī΄ōfīl΄] …   English World dictionary

  • lyophilic — adjective Date: 1911 marked by strong affinity between a dispersed phase and the liquid in which it is dispersed < a lyophilic colloid > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • lyophilic drying — sublimacinis džiovinimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Drėgmės ar tirpiklio likučių šalinimas vakuumuojant užšaldytą medžiagą. atitikmenys: angl. freeze drying; freeze drying; lyophilic drying; lyophilization; sublimation drying rus.… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • lyophilic colloid — liofilinis koloidas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Koloidas, kurio dispersinė fazė sąveikauja su dispersine terpe. atitikmenys: angl. lyophilic colloid rus. лиофильный коллоид …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • lyophilic surface — liofilinis paviršius statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Skysčiu vilgomas paviršius. atitikmenys: angl. lyophilic surface rus. лиофильная поверхность …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • lyophilic — Characteristic of a material that readily forms a colloidal suspension. Molecules of the solvent form a shell around the particles; if the solvent is water then hydrophilic …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • lyophilic — /luy euh fil ik/, adj. Physical Chem. noting a colloid the particles of which have a strong affinity for the liquid in which they are dispersed. Also, lyophile /luy euh fuyl /. [1910 15; lyo (comb. form repr. Gk lýein to loose, dissolve, set… …   Universalium

  • lyophilic — adjective Having an affinity for the dispersion medium and thus not easily precipitated. Ant: lyophobic …   Wiktionary

  • lyophilic — adj. pertaining to an attraction between substances (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

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