hydrophilous

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hydrophilous

[hī′dräf·ə·ləs]
(ecology)
Inhabiting moist places.
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These mechanisms include protogyny, chasmogamy, heterostyly, self-incompatibility, self-sterility, entomophily, anemophily, and hydrophily.
The free NCO groups present in the polymer matrix of PUFs act as a peculiar "water absorbent", and this factor also promotes the growth in the hydrophily of foams, which are comparable with the water-blown PUF Lagopur 402 (Lagomat, Sweden).