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  • lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
  • remove water from; "All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me"
  • preserve by removing all water and liquids from; "carry dehydrated food on your camping trip"
  • lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; "a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Desiccate'

  • Desiccated thyroid extract: Desiccated thyroid or thyroid extract refers to porcine or bovine thyroid glands, dried and powdered for therapeutic use. Animal extract thyroid preparations

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