Dictionary of Nursing and Individual Health Care

   

Dry

dry
adjective
1. not wet  ⬛ The surface of the wound should be kept dry.
2. containing only a small amount of moisture  ⬛ She uses a cream to soften her dry skin. (NOTE: drier - driest)
verb to remove moisture from something (NOTE: dries - drying - dried)

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