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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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10) In a study comparing hydrophilic, hydrophobic, and silicone IOLs, it was found that the amount of aqueous flare increased in all three types of IOL in the first month compared to preoperative levels; however, the amount of aqueous flare observed with the hydrophobic IOL was significantly higher than with the other types of IOLs.
Results reflect available evidence supporting better performance and safety when using hydrophilic-coated catheters in intermittent catheterization and that catheters are reimbursed at the same level, irrespective of having a hydrophilic or non-existing coating.
Increasing applicability of hydrophilic coatings for varied end users, technological advancements, and growing demand for hydrophilic coatings in the regions such as Asia-Pacific are the factors expected to drive the growth of the global hydrophilic coating market during the forecast period.
Evaporators are typically coated with hydrophilic coating (Casenave, 2004) for effective drainage properties (Mathur, 1999; 2000).
The TEAC protocol also revealed that the hydrophilic, lipophilic and free-soluble phenolic extracts in quinoa had high antioxidant activity.
The FLOCATH QUICK Hydrophilic Intermittent Catheter comes with handling tab that is easy to open and a self-adhering patch to allow both hands to be free.
Shin and Ha 2002 measured the amount of water hold-up on hydrophilic heat exchangers with three different fin shapes (plain fin, plain fin with a slant end, and discrete plain fins).
The self-similar hydrophilic nanoparticles provide water droplets with a surface of angled particles at several different order-of-magnitude length scales that form low angles with the walls of water droplets.
The Insignia Hydrophilic Connection Hat creates a complete seal during rehabilitation by forming a compression gasket positioned between a mainline liner and a cured-in-place lateral liner thus sealing the collection system at an identified critical source of maximum infiltration.
Although titanium dioxide films are used as hydrophilic self-cleaning nanocoatings on glass surfaces, they lose these properties at ultra-violet-free places.
Speaking about the results, Hammami said, "The hydrophilic fraction of olive oil seems to be the effective one in reducing toxin-induced oxidative stress, indicating that hydrophilic extract may exert a direct antioxidant effect on hepatic cells.
German chemical group BASF SE (ETR:BAS) said yesterday it has inked a definitive agreement to offload its hydrophilic melt additives operations to US colours and additives producer Techmer PM LLC for an undisclosed sum.