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desiccator

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noun des·ic·ca·tor \ˈdes-i-ˌkāt-ər\

Medical Definition of desiccator

  1. 1:  a container (as a glass jar) fitted with an airtight cover and containing at the bottom a desiccating agent (as calcium chloride)

  2. 2:  a machine or apparatus for desiccating food usually by the aid of heat and sometimes in a vacuum


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