amphiphilicity

Amphiphilic vs Amphiphilicity - What's the difference?

amphiphilic | amphiphilicity |


As an adjective amphiphilic

is (chemistry|of a molecule) being a detergent: having both hydrophilic and hydrophobic (or lipophilic) groups.

As a noun amphiphilicity is

(uncountable) the condition of being amphiphilic.