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Desiccant

Desiccant

Drying; desiccative.

(Science: medicine) a medicine or application for drying Up a sore.

Origin: L. Desiccans, p. Pr. Of desiccare. See Desiccate.


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Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom

... they reduce to a gelatinous puddle with a dusty substance inside (spores?). If I place the 'pod' in water, it dramatically swells. It acts like desiccant. I've goggled bacterial colonies, slime mold, cinnamon fern spores, larvae, amphibian eggs and nothing matches. The closest thing I have found ...

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