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Use "dessication" in a sentence
"This process, called dessication, "is more than just drying up," Mancinelli said."
"I don’t know if BCP are vulnerable to drought or winter dessication, which is the same thing, different seasonal process."
"The authors said their findings are conservative, since there is insufficient information to account for additional stressors like pharmaceutical pollution, mining wastes and massive water diversions that have led to the dessication of many great rivers including the Colorado in the western United States, the Indus in Pakistan, the Yellow in China, and the Nile in Egypt."