hydrophilic

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hydrophilic

Chem tending to dissolve in, mix with, or be wetted by water

hydrophilic

[‚hī·drə′fil·ik]
(chemistry)
Having an affinity for, attracting, adsorbing, or absorbing water.
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Typing of hemolytic and antibiotic resistant Aeromonas hydrophilia isolated from raw milk of Coimbatore, South India.
Challenge of swamp eel with the pathogenic bacteria, Aeromonas hydrophilia, resulted in marked changes in the pattern of expression levels of MHC-DAB.
1983) studied the occurrence of members of the family Enterobacteriaceae and Aeromonas hydrophilia in the intestinal tract of leopard frogs (Rana pipiens) by using a series of biochemical tests.
Although ecthyma gangrenosum is most often associated with P aeruginosa, it has also been described in infections with Staphylococcus aureus, Aerornonas hydrophilia, and Aspergillus, Mucor, and Serratia spp.