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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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.
Viridans) 76 FP w/primary ID Pantoea agglomerans 302 FP w/primary ID Haemophilus influenzae 1647 FP w/primary ID Haemoph lus nfluenzae 276 FP w/primary ID Micrococcus luteus 309 FP w/primary ID Staphylococcus aureus 323 FP w/primary ID Lactobacillus casei 341 FP w/primary ID Citrobacter freundii 482 FP w/primary ID Moraxella atlantae 1499 FP w/primary ID Morganelli morganii 2889 FP w/primary ID Aeromonas hydrophilia 1033 Discordant genus and species Pantoea sp.
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.