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Medical Term:

siccant

Pronunciation: sik'ant

Definition:

  1. Drying; removing moisture from surrounding substances.
  2. A substance with such properties.

Synonym(s): siccative

[L. siccans (-ant-), pres. p. of sicco, pp. -atus, to dry]

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