Also contains definition of: lyophobic
The terms lyophilic (@H02906@, @L03572@, oleophilic, etc.) and lyophobic (@L03573@, etc.) may be used to describe the character of interaction of a particular atomic group with the medium. In this usage the terms have the relative qualitative meaning of 'solvent preferring' (water-preferring, fat-preferring, etc.) and 'solvent rejecting' (water-rejecting, fat-rejecting, etc.) respectively.
PAC, 1972, 31, 577. (Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units, Appendix II: Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry) on page 607 [Terms] [Paper]