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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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Attributes: Wacker FC 110 provides superior hydrophilicity for absorbency benefits as well as improved softness.
The surface charge though being an important factor, its manipulation is tricky as the hydrophobicity or hydrophilicity is usually determined by comparison.
Slide reagent dispersal and drop contact angle were measured to assess hydrophobicity and hydrophilicity of slides.
The material's super hydrophilicity also contributes to its reliability, further helping it consistently achieve precise details, 3M ESPE says.
documenting an acrylic resin combined with colloidal silica nanoparticles, which combines hydrophilicity and hardness to yield low dirt pick-up performance.
It also exhibits ultra hydrophilicity, causing water to spread as a thin film.
With ALD thin films they can be protected, passivated or functionalized, changing the hydrophilicity, chemical, electrical or optical behaviour.
The most noticeable factor is that with control over chemical and physical properties such as hydrophilicity, water content, porosity, optical clarity, ultra-violet (UV) absorption, adhesive properties, surface texture, and permeability, drugs delivered site- and target-specific by Cellophil[TM] drug delivery systems reduce or eliminate the adverse effect of drugs on other body parts," explains Mukherjee.
The association between statin use and ILA was greatest with statins with higher hydrophilicity (readily absorbed or dissolved in water), such as pravastatin, and in higher age groups.
has updated its Hydrophobicity, Hydrophilicity and Silane Surface Modification brochure.
The aluminum fins are usually coated with hydrophilic materials in order to promote the hydrophilicity of fins and the air-side performance of the finned-tube evaporators under dehumidifying conditions (Hong 1996; Wang and Chang 1997; Ma et al.
Therefore, to improve the hydrophilicity of polyester without affecting its bulk properties, a lot of studies have been performed on the laser treatment for improving surface properties (Vrinceanu N et al.