hydrophobicity

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.HT06964
Hydrophobicity is the @A00472@ of non-polar groups or molecules in an aqueous environment which arises from the tendency of water to exclude non-polar molecules.
Source:
PAC, 1997, 69, 1137. (Glossary of terms used in computational drug design (IUPAC Recommendations 1997)) on page 1145 [Terms] [Paper]