adjective. ['ˌhaɪdrəˈfɪlɪk'] having a strong affinity for water; tending to dissolve in, mix with, or be wetted by water.
Words that Rhyme with Hydrophilic
Example sentences of the word hydrophilic
Phospholipids are made up of two parts, a hydrophilic head and a hyrdophobic tail.
2. Verb, past participle
Similar to phospholipids, proteins have hydrophilic and hydrophobic regions that predict their placement in the cell membrane.
3. Noun, singular or mass
The hydrophilic is attracted to water, while the hydrophobic is repelled by water.