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Descriptor in English: Desiccation
Descriptor in Spanish: Desecación
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dessecação
Descriptor in French: Dessiccation
Entry term(s): Dessication
Tree number(s): E05.196.335
G02.176
SP8.473.654.517.247
Scope note: Removal of moisture from a substance (chemical, food, tissue, etc.).
Annotation: note category; differentiate from DEHYDRATION, a disease state
Allowable Qualifiers: IS instrumentation
MT methods
History Note: 77
See also the descriptors: Freeze Drying MeSH
DeCS UI: 3910
Descriptor UI: D003890
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/05/19
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Desiccation - Preferred
Concept UI M0006073
Scope note Removal of moisture from a substance (chemical, food, tissue, etc.).
Preferred term Desiccation
Entry term(s) Dessication



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