Describing a substance that 'likes' water, i.e., it does not repel water, but will absorb it.
The term is used to mean "water preferring". May also be used to describe the character of interaction of a particular atomic group with the medium.
Attracting or associating with water.
Tending to dissolve in, mix with, or be wetted by water.
hydrophilicity; hydrophilic group. A polar molecule or group that can form strong hydrogen bonds with water.
Hydrophilic is having a strong tendency to bind or absorb water, which results in swelling and formation of reversible gels. This property is characteristic of carbohydrate.
A qualitative term referring to the water-preferring nature of a species.
Attracted to water; water-soluble.
describes a substance such as a natural fibre that attracts moisture.
Liking water. An amino acid residue with a polar side chain, such as lysine or aspartic acid, that can form a hydrogen bond with water.
Having the property of attracting or absorbing water molecules.
Materials having large molecules that tend to absorb and retain water, causing them to swell and frequently to gel.
A substrate that readily absorbs moisture
A substance with the ability to attract water.
Substance which absorbs or exhibits affinity for water; wettable.
This term refers to an agent that attracts and binds water to the skin surface.
having the characteristic of absorbing water
Readily absorbing or dissolved by water.
Capable of dissolving in water. Sugar is a hydrophilic compound.
A term that refers to substances that tend to absorb and retain water.
Used in frame temples and nose pads, giving them more adhesion with high moisture. This means the more you sweat the more adhesion it delivers.
means 'water loving'.
Polar molecule or part of a molecule that forms enough hydrogen bonds to water to dissolve readily in water. (Literally, "water loving.")
Describes a substance that absorbs, dissolves in or is attracted to water.
Water receptive as in the non printing areas of an offset plate.
Iiterally "water loving"; refers to substances that associate more readily with water than with oily substances.
Water-loving. Easily wetted with water.
Capable of absorbing water.
"water-loving" i.e., absorbs water; term used for soft lenses; technically, any plastic with 4% or greater water content by weight.
having a strong attraction to water. Hydrophilic molecules are soluble in water and travel with the groundwater.
Water-loving. Term applied to polar molecules that can form a hydrogen bond with water.
Hydro = water, philic = loving; substances that are hydrophilic will dissolve in water.
Water-lovingâ€; hydrophilic substances are water-soluble materials. Hydrophilic surfaces absorb water very readily.
capable of uniting with or taking up water
a chemical environment favoring the attraction of water or materials which are miscible in water. Hydrophilic materials are characterized by strong dipole moments. They are basically immiscible with organophilics.
water friendly; denotes a molecule consisting of water soluble group(s) or a surface which is wettable by water
affinity toward water (water-loving); a hydrophilic surface is one that will allow water to spread across it in large puddles.
An affinity for water.
Water loving, the tendency of a surface to wet with water.
the property of a molecule that produces an attractive interactions with water molecules. Ionic compounds or those that can engage in hydrogen bonding are hydrophilic.
Interacting effectively with water.
It is often referred to as water loving. It adverts both to water compatible stationary phases, and to water soluble molecules. Most columns used to separate proteins are hydrophilic in nature and should not sorb or denature protein in the aqueous environment.
A material which has the capability to attract and hold water. From the latin meaning "water loving." Hydrophilic coatings can be used in a variety of applications such as a variety of diagnostic test strips and supplies.
Having an affinity to water and is generally referred to as a type of breathable coating system and alternate to microporous.
Literally meaning is “water loving.” The term refers to water solubility. Surfactants such as nonylphenol ethoxylate have molecules with both a water soluble and water insoluble end.
A descriptive term applied to the group or radical of a surfactant molecule that makes or tends to make it soluble in water. Associated with the hydrophilic portion of a surfactant molecule is the opposite hydrophobic (water-hating) portion.
Pertaining to a substance, which readily absorbs water ("water-loving").
The part of a detergent molecule which has a high affinity for water.
tending to absorb water.
Literally: “water-loving.” Fat-soluble (lipophilic) xenobiotics are generally biotransformed to water soluble (hydrophilic) metabolites.
The product property which denotes affinity for water, water compatibility, water absorption. Carbohydrates as a class are naturally hydrophilic due to their hydroxyl groups.
Polar or charged. Association with water.
Water loving -- like a sponge.
A term used to describe a substance which tends to mix with or to be wetted by water.
Freely associating with water; readily entering into solution.
"Water loving". Those functional groups or molecules which prefer to be in an aqueous environment or in proteins, those amino acids which prefer to be in an aqueous environment.
polar compounds that dissolve in water, like salt, and are considered "water-loving"
"water loving". Hydrophilic compounds dissolve easily in water, and are usually polar.
"Water-loving"; Refers to compounds, solvents or bonded phases that either dissolve easily in water or prefer water to non-polar organic solvents. See HYDROPHOBIC.
Having an attraction for water molecules.
water-loving, attracts water.
Water loving, the property of a chemical that is polar, and is soluble in water.
Having a strong affinity for water.
Having strong affinity for or the ability to absorb water.
Characteristic of a grease - ability to absorb moisture.
The ability of a grease to absorb moisture.
A property meaning “water loving,” describing molecules that are attracted to water.
Literally meaning water loving, a substance that readily associates with water. Often polar molecules or some ionic molecules that easily dissolve in or form solutions with water. Compare to hydrophobic.