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English word hydrophilia comes from English -philia, English hydro-.

Hydrophilia etymology ?

Hydrophilia detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-philia English (eng) (pathology) abnormal liking or tendency; paraphilia. Liking; love (for something).
hydro- English (eng) (chemistry) hydrogen. (mineralogy) a hydrous compound. (zoology) Hydrozoa. Water.
hydrophilia English (eng) Affinity for water.

Words with the same origin as hydrophilia

Descendants of -philia
Judeophilia bibliophilia blackophilia ethnophilia haematophilia incestophilia kleptophilia lesbophilia limnophilia logophilia mechaphilia mycophilia mysophilia necrophile nepiophilia ochlophilia olfactophilia plumbophilia polyphilia pornophilia pyrophilia pædophilia teratophilia trichophilia
Descendants of hydro-
MHD MHDP MHDT autohydrolysis benzohydroquinone cal dehydroamino dendrohydrology dihydrobromide ectohydric electrohydrodynamic hydramide hydrarchy hydrarthrosis hydremia hydrencephalocele hydro hydronymy hydrostratigraphic hydruret hydruria monohydric nonhydric tetrahydrochloride xylohydroquinone