amphipath

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amphipathic or amphipath (ˌæmfɪˈpæθɪk, ˈæmfɪˌpæθ)
 
adj
chem, biochem of or relating to a molecule that possesses both hydrophobic and hydrophilic elements, such as are found in detergents, or phospholipids of biological membranes
 
amphipath or amphipath
 
adj

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