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  • A surfactant molecule & a surfactant-stabilised oil droplet.
    Rights: University of Waikato. All Rights Reserved. Published 11 January 2012 Size: 89 KB Referencing Hub media

    A surfactant molecule has a hydrophilic (water-loving) head that is attracted to water molecules and a hydrophobic (water-hating) tail that repels water and simultaneously attaches itself to oil and grease.

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