desiccation

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desiccation

 [des″ĭ-ka´shun]
the act of drying.

des·ic·ca·tion

(des'i-kā'shŭn),
The process of being desiccated.
Synonym(s): dehydration (4) , exsiccation (1)

desiccation

Medtalk → Vox populi Drying

des·ic·ca·tion

(des'i-kā'shŭn)
The process of being desiccated.
Synonym(s): dehydration (4) , exsiccation (1) .

desiccation

the process by which a substance is dried out and the moisture removed. This is often carried out in a desiccator, which contains a substance which will take up water, such as calcium chloride.

desiccation

separation of a skin lesion from underlying healthy tissue, using low-current electrosurgery

desiccation

The process of becoming dry. See dry eye.

des·ic·ca·tion

(des'i-kā'shŭn)
The process of being desiccated.
Synonym(s): dehydration (4) , exsiccation (1) .

desiccation (des´ikā´shən),

n an excessive loss of moisture; the process of drying up. See also electrocoagulation.

desiccation

the act of drying.

desiccation keratitis
see keratoconjunctivitis sicca.