Definition of hydrophilicity in US English:



  • See hydrophilic

    • ‘This thickness is so far poorly controlled but is markedly affected by the cleanness and hydrophilicity of the support surface.’
    • ‘Physical chemical properties were polar requirement, hydrophilicity, molecular weight, and volume.’
    • ‘To ensure a good fit with an application, the company can modify the adhesive to offer hydrophilicity and other properties.’
    • ‘This is because of their unique biological inertness, which is considered to result from hydrophilicity and chain mobility as well as lack of ionic charges.’
    • ‘The lack of activity of methylene blue when injected intravenously or intravesically may result from poor tumor localization because of its high hydrophilicity.’