nonhygroscopic

adjective non·hy·gro·scop·ic \ ˌnän-ˌhī-grə-ˈskä-pik \

Definition of nonhygroscopic

: not readily taking up and retaining moisture : not hygroscopic
  • Simvastatin is a white to off-white, nonhygroscopic, crystalline powder that is practically insoluble in water …
  • —Physician's Desk Reference

First Known Use of nonhygroscopic

1853

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nonhygroscopic

adjective non·hy·gro·scop·ic \ -ˌhī-grə-ˈskäp-ik \

medical Definition of nonhygroscopic

: not hygroscopic

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