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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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CONTEXT: In India, female sterilization accounts for 66% of contraceptive use, and age at sterilization is declining.
Logistic regression analyses and Wald tests were used to identify the social and demographic characteristics associated with sterilization regret.
Though the sterilization drive was first launched in 2007, it has picked up pace after the High Court imposed ban on monkey killings in January.
Sandeep Rattan, monkey sterilization official from the Shimla forest department, said: "Shimla holds the honour of holding such a unique campaign.
Couples and individuals around the world choose sterilization because they want to limit or end childbearing, rather than space future births.
For example, a clerk in the admitting office of the hospital filling out the admission forms for a woman admitted for sterilization.
Jack Lippes, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the State University of New York at Buffalo, QS is safer than surgical sterilization.
Animal control officials don't know why the same sterilization efforts are not curbing the canine population but speculate that a ``machismo'' culture among some dog owners works against spaying and neutering.
The simple and safe process involves the exposure of products to Cobalt-60 radiations for a predetermined period of time so as to expose the product to a prescribed minimum dose of radiation which results in the highest degree of sterilization.
Costa Ricans who undergo sterilization must sign an authorization that absolves doctors and health institutions from any responsibility (Zenit Daily News).
The agency allocated $350,000 for sterilization programs, including $200,000 for vouchers.
direct sterilization, whether of the man or of the woman, whether permanent or temporary.
The message they all hope to convey is that sterilization not only reduces the pet overpopulation problem, but reduces animal behavior problems and reduces some types of cancers.
The executive director of this hospital, Sheila Schultz, has said in an interview that intrauterine devices, birth control pills, and even sterilization "could be" available at the General, at the quiet discretion of the doctors.
Article 42 of the Guide states that direct sterilization, whether permanent or temporary, may not be used for regulation of conception.