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desiccation (plural desiccations)
- (uncountable) The state or process of being desiccated
- An act or occurrence of desiccating
1968, M.W. Service, “The Ecology of the Immature Stages of Aedes detritus”, Journal of Applied Ecology, volume 5, number 3:
- The most important mortality affecting the larval population was most probably caused by the repeated desiccations of the marsh in the summer.