desiccate


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desiccate

 [des´ĭ-kāt]
to render thoroughly dry.

des·ic·cate

(des'i-kāt), Avoid the misspelling dessicate.
To dry thoroughly; to render free from moisture.
Synonym(s): exsiccate

desiccate

[des′ikāt]
1 to dry thoroughly.
2 also exsiccate, to preserve by drying, especially food.

des·ic·cate

(des'i-kāt)
To dry thoroughly; to render free from moisture.
Synonym(s): exsiccate.

des·ic·cate

(des'i-kāt)
To dry thoroughly; to render free from moisture.
Synonym(s): exsiccate.

desiccate (des´ikāt),

n to dry by chemical or physical means; e.g., electrocoagulation can produce desiccation in tissues.

desiccate

to render thoroughly dry.
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