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Synonyms for sterilization

the act or an instance of making one incapable of reproducing sexually

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the state or condition of being unable to reproduce sexually

the state or condition of being free from microorganisms

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the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)

the procedure of making some object free of live bacteria or other microorganisms (usually by heat or chemical means)

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Services for maintenance of dry closets with chemical sterilization.
According to the results of this study, autoclave (76%) was the most common method of sterilizing instruments followed by dry heat (12%), boiling water (03%) and chemical sterilization (9%).
Figure 27: Global Chemical Sterilization Equipment Market Size, By Value, 2007-11 (US$ Millions)
Mentor OH) received marketing clearance for a new version of its liquid chemical sterilization system.
1-4) Although effective, immersion is problematic because chemical sterilization can require as much as 10 to 12 hours of complete immersion, making instruments unavailable for a protracted period of time.
Since many of these applications require autoclave or chemical sterilization cycles at temperatures as high as 135[degrees]C, Awarepoint employed high temperature lithium batteries when it designed the Awarepoint T2S, a self-contained, battery-operated active RFID asset tag.
He opens with a discussion of general microbiology, subsequently describing methods of physical and chemical contamination control and disinfection, antiseptics and antisepsis, physical and chemical sterilization, mechanisms of action, and mechanisms of microbial resistance.
This compound is specifically designed to withstand repeated cycles of steam, ethylene oxide, radiation, and chemical sterilization.
The BioCleanse system is a low temperature chemical sterilization process that eliminates bacteria, fungi and spores, as well as enveloped and non-enveloped viruses such as HIV and hepatitis from tissue, without altering the strength or biocompatibility of the allograft, RTI says.
Endoclens: A New Liquid Chemical Sterilization System
Brown and Taylor say that while prions are resistant to heat and chemical sterilization techniques such as an immersion in lye, a combination of the two methods appears effective.