lipophilicity etymology

English word lipophilicity comes from English -ity, English lipophilic

Detailed word origin of lipophilicity

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ity English (eng) Used to form a noun from an adjective; especially, to form the noun referring to the state, property, or quality of conforming to the adjective's description.. Used to form other nouns, especially abstract nouns.
lipophilic English (eng) Having the quality of dissolving in lipids. Typically have the quality of being composed of mostly nonpolar bonds.
lipophilicity English (eng) (countable, chemistry) A measure of the extent to which something is lipophilic. (uncountable, chemistry) The condition of being lipophilic.

Words with the same origin as lipophilicity

Descendants of -ity
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