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Definitions of Desiccative

  1. Drying; tending to dry. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. An application for drying up secretions. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Desiccant. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  4. Agent eliminating moisture from tissues. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  5. Tending to dry. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. An application which dries up morbid or ulcerous secretions. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Tending to dry: desiccation cracks, in geol., rents in sedimentary strata, caused by shrinkage through drying. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. Drying or lessening moisture. American pocket medical dictionary.
  9. Causing to dry up. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  10. n. An application which tends to dry up morbid or ulcerous secretions. Cabinet Dictionary
  11. That which has the power of drying. Complete Dictionary
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