desiccative

adjective

de·​sic·​ca·​tive ˈdes-i-ˌkāt-iv How to pronounce desiccative (audio) di-ˈsik-ət- How to pronounce desiccative (audio)
: 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 22 Jun. 2024.

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