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the act of drying.
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The process of being desiccated.
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desiccationMedtalk → Vox populi Drying
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desiccationthe 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.
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The process of becoming dry. See dry eye.
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