What Does Hydrophilic Mean?

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Hydrophilic is used as an adjective in chemistry to mean that something has a tendency to dissolve in or mix with water. It can also be used to mean that something or someone has an affinity or loving for water.
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hy·dro·phil·ic
[hahy-druh-fil-ik]
ADJECTIVE [CHEMISTRY]
1.
having a strong affinity for water.
NOUN
2.
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Hydrophilic means having a strong affinity for water. Something that is hydrophilic is soluble in water and will dissolve or mix into water very easily.
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