exsiccation


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exsiccation

 [ek″sĭ-ka´shun]
the act of drying out; in chemistry, the deprival of a crystalline substance of its water of crystallization.
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ex·sic·ca·tion

(ek'si-kā'shŭn),
1. Synonym(s): desiccation
2. The removal of water of crystallization. Synonym(s): dehydration (3)
[L. ex sicco, pp. siccatus, to dry up]
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ex·sic·ca·tion

(ek'si-kā'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): desiccation.
2. The removal of water of crystallization.
Synonym(s): dehydration (3) .
[L. ex sicco, pp. siccatus, to dry up]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ex·sic·ca·tion

(ek'si-kā'shŭn)
The removal of water of crystallization.
Synonym(s): dehydration (3) .
[L. ex sicco, pp. siccatus, to dry up]
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