Exsiccated
Exsiccate Ex"sic*cate (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exsiccated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exsiccating}.] [L. exsiccatus, p. p. of exsiccare to dry up; ex out + siccare to make dry, siccus dry.] To exhaust or evaporate moisture from; to dry up. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • exsiccated — v. dry; become dry …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Exsiccate — Ex sic*cate (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exsiccated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exsiccating}.] [L. exsiccatus, p. p. of exsiccare to dry up; ex out + siccare to make dry, siccus dry.] To exhaust or evaporate moisture from; to dry up. Sir T. Browne.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exsiccating — Exsiccate Ex sic*cate (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exsiccated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exsiccating}.] [L. exsiccatus, p. p. of exsiccare to dry up; ex out + siccare to make dry, siccus dry.] To exhaust or evaporate moisture from; to dry up. Sir T.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exsiccate — exsiccation, n. exsiccative, adj. exsiccator, n. /ek si kayt /, v., exsiccated, exsiccating. v.t. 1. to dry or remove the moisture from, as a substance. 2. to dry up, as moisture. v.i. 3. to dry up. [1375 1425; late ME < L exsic …   Universalium

  • Calcium — A mineral found mainly in the hard part of bones. Bones serve as a storage area for calcium. Calcium is added to bones by cells called osteoblasts. It is removed from bones by cells called osteoclasts. When children consume calcium, they absorb… …   Medical dictionary

  • alum — A double sulfate of aluminum and of an alkaline earth element or ammonium; chemically, an a. is any one of the markedly astringent double salts formed by a combination of a sulfate of aluminum, iron, manga …   Medical dictionary

  • exsiccate — SYN: desiccate. * * * ex·sic·cate ek si .kāt vt, cat·ed; cat·ing to remove moisture from: DRY <exsiccated magnesium sulfate> ex·sic·ca·tion .ek si kā shən n * * * ex·sic·cate (ekґsĭ kāt) desiccate …   Medical dictionary

  • ferrous sulfate — SYN: iron sulfate. dried f. exsiccated iron sulfate; a hematinic. * * * ferrous sulfate n an astringent iron salt obtained usu. in the form of its pale green crystalline hydrate FeSO4·7H2O and used in medicine chiefly for treating iron deficiency …   Medical dictionary

  • glycerite — 1. SYN: glycerol. 2. A pharmaceutical preparation made by triturating the active medicinal substance with glycerol. starch g. a preparation containing 100 g of starch, 2 g of benzoic acid, 200 ml of purified water, and 700 g of …   Medical dictionary

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