hygroscopic

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clear odorless hygroscopic syrupy carboxylic acid found in sour milk and in many fruits lactic acid
barbiturate that is a hygroscopic powder (trade name Pentothal) that is a strong barbiturate that acts rapidly; induces a relaxed state when injected as a general anesthetic Pentothal , thiopental , thiopental sodium , thiopentobarbital sodium
sweet colorless, viscous, hygroscopic liquid used as an antifreeze and in brake fluid and also as a humectant in cosmetics and personal care items although it can be absorbed through the skin with harmful effects propanediol , propylene glycol
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