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desiccator

noun des·ic·ca·tor \ ˈdes-i-ˌkāt-ər \

medical Definition of desiccator

1 :a container (as a glass jar) fitted with an airtight cover and containing at the bottom a desiccating agent (as calcium chloride)
2 :a machine or apparatus for desiccating food usually by the aid of heat and sometimes in a vacuum

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