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deliquescence

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noun del·i·ques·cence \ˌdel-i-ˈkwes-ən(t)s\

Medical Definition of deliquescence

  1. :  the action or process of dissolving or becoming liquid especially by a deliquescent substance; also :  the resultant state or the liquid produced

deliquesce \-ˈkwes\play intransitive verb deliquesced; deliquescing



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