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Medical Term:

hydrophobic

Pronunciation: hi'dro-fobik'

Definition:

  1. Relating to or suffering from hydrophobia.
  2. Lacking an affinity for water molecules, as opposed to hydrophilic.
  3. Tending not to dissolve in water.
  4. Nonpolar.

Synonym(s): apolar2

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