Hydrophilic

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Hydrophilic

Describing any substance that absorbs or attracts water. This is important in the petroleum industry.
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Emerging evidence points to the involvement of quorum sensing in biofilm formation and surface motility in the opportunistic pathogens, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Burkhoederia cepacia and Aeromonas hydrophilia.
You get a very odd game and plenty of Aeromonas hydrophilia infections.
Aeromonas hydrophilia is a gram-negative bacterium that causes hemorrhagic septicemia and ulcer diseases in fish, and acute bacterial diarrhea, septicemia, and would infections in humans.