dessicate


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v. t.1.variant spelling of desiccate.
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Tenders are invited for Cautery Machine Bipolar Model : Gem 400-400 W, Micro Computer Controlled Electrosurgical Unit, Microcontroller Based, Feather Touch System, Digital Pure Cut : 400 W, Blend1 : 250 W, Blend2 : 200 W, Spay : 120 W, Fulgurate : 150 W, Dessicate : 80 W, Bipolar Micro Coag : 80 W, Operating Frequency : 500 Khz, Isolated Rf Out Put Auto Compensation Net Work, One Additional Hand Pies Cord .
Branchinecta has a 7-day developmental period (Belt, 1991); and the larvae of Dasyhelia probably dessicate each time the pools are dry, and revive when they fill again with water (Tribbey, personal communication).
Require a secondary dressing; cannot be used on third-degree burns; not recommended for minimally draining wounds (can dessicate these types of wounds); irrigation with saline is recommended for removal.