desiccant

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desiccant

 [des´ĭ-kant]
1. promoting dryness.
2. an agent that promotes dryness.

des·ic·cant

(des'i-kant),
1. Drying; causing or promoting dryness. Synonym(s): desiccative
2. An agent that absorbs moisture; a drying agent. Synonym(s): desiccator (1)
Synonym(s): exsiccant
[L. de-sicco, pp. -siccatus, to dry up]

des·ic·cant

(des'i-kănt)
1. Drying; causing or promoting dryness.
Synonym(s): desiccative.
2. An agent that absorbs moisture; a drying agent.
Synonym(s): exsiccant.
[L. de-sicco, pp. -siccatus, to dry up]

des·ic·cant

(des'i-kănt)
Agent that absorbs moisture; a drying agent.
Synonym(s): exsiccant.
[L. de-sicco, pp. -siccatus, to dry up]
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Oxygen and moisture absorbers are among the very important commercial subsets of active packaging in juice industry and their market were growing in the past decade and it is predicted to continue after 2015 [5].
Moisture absorbers can be placed in packets and buckets that can be used to remove the moisture in a room or enclosed space.
Moisture absorbers draw water to the skin cells to keep skin hydrated.
is This I KNOW you should get proper help but, to try and alleviate some of your problems, get moisture absorbers and a dehumidifier.
At six-month timepoint, an atypical decrease in dissolution profile is observed for tablets stored under accelerated conditions in a double polyethylene bag without moisture absorbers inside.