desiccative

adjective
de·​sic·​ca·​tive | \ ˈdes-i-ˌkāt-iv How to pronounce desiccative (audio) , di-ˈsik-ət- How to pronounce desiccative (audio) \

Medical Definition of desiccative

: drying up or tending to dry up intense desiccative characteristics

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“Desiccative.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/desiccative. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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