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hygroscopic

 [hi″gro-skop´ik]
readily absorbing moisture.
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hy·gro·scop·ic

(hī'grō-skop'ik),
Denoting a substance capable of readily absorbing and retaining moisture, for example, NaOH, CaCl2.
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hy·gro·scop·ic

(hī'grō-skop'ik)
Denoting a substance capable of readily absorbing and retaining moisture.
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hy·gro·scop·ic

(hī'grō-skop'ik)
Denoting a substance capable of readily absorbing and retaining moisture; e.g., NaOH, CaCl2.
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