Exsiccation
Exsiccation Ex`sic*ca"tion, n. [L. exsiccatio: cf. F. exsiccation.] The act of operation of drying; evaporation or expulsion of moisture; state of being dried up; dryness. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Exsiccation — Exsiccation, lat. deutsch, Austrocknung; exsiccativ, austrocknend; exsicciren, austrocknen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • exsiccation — (èk si kka sion) s. f. Terme de chimie. Action de dessécher une chose. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   L ulcere simple a une commune indication de curation, à sçavoir exsiccation ; car toute ulcere a besoin de desiccation, PARÉ XI, 5. ÉTYMOLOGIE… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • exsiccation — noun see exsiccate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • exsiccation — See exsiccate. * * * …   Universalium

  • exsiccation — 1. SYN: desiccation. 2. The removal of water of crystallization. SYN: dehydration (3). [L. ex sicco, pp. siccatus, to dry up] * * * n. drying up, as may occur in tissues deprived of an adequate supply of water during dehydration or starvation. *… …   Medical dictionary

  • exsiccation — n. act of drying; drying up …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exsiccation — ex·sic·ca·tion …   English syllables

  • exsiccation — n. drying up, as may occur in tissues deprived of an adequate supply of water during dehydration or starvation …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • exsiccation — noun see exsiccate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Высушивание (Exsiccation) — удаление влаги из тканей, лишенных необходимого им поступления жидкости при обезвоживании или голодании. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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