Definition of lyophobic in English:

lyophobic

Line breaks: lyo|pho¦bic
Pronunciation: /ˌlʌɪəˈfəʊbɪk
 
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adjective

Chemistry
  • (Of a colloid) not lyophilic.
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    • In lyophobic colloids the particle-solvent interaction is energetically unfavorable and the suspension will sooner or later separate.
    • When a polymer solution droplet is deposited on a lyophobic surface, the contact line is moved back to some degree and subsequently pinned.
    • All of them thought that they were computing the stability of a lyophobic colloid with respect to coagulation.

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