sterilisation


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Noun1.sterilisation - the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)sterilisation - the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
altering, neutering, fixing - the sterilization of an animal; "they took him to the vet for neutering"
surgical contraception - contraception by surgical sterilization
2.sterilisation - the procedure of making some object free of live bacteria or other microorganisms (usually by heat or chemical means)
cleaning, cleansing, cleanup - the act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"
pasteurisation, pasteurization - partial sterilization of foods at a temperature that destroys harmful microorganisms without major changes in the chemistry of the food
Translations
تَعْقير الإمرأه، تَعْقيم السّوائِل
gerilsneyîing; ófrjósemisaîgerî

sterile

(ˈsterail) adjective
1. (of soil, plants, humans and other animals) unable to produce crops, seeds, children or young.
2. free from germs. A surgeon's equipment must be absolutely sterile.
steˈrility (-ˈri-) noun
ˈsterilize, ˈsterilise (-ri-) verb
1. to make (a woman etc) sterile.
2. to kill germs in (eg milk) or on (eg surgical instruments) by boiling.
ˌsteriliˈzation, ˌsteriliˈsation noun
References in periodicals archive ?
Subtender 4: Sterilisation tests for steam sterilisation, 5.
Contexte: En Inde, la sterilisation feminine represente 66% de la pratique contraceptive et rage au moment de la procedure est en baisse.
The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) has issued guidelines on female sterilisation, which describe forced and coerced sterilisation of marginalised women as an "act of violence," necessitating an ethical response by health care providers.
The effective sterilisation of any material or device to be implanted in or used in close contact with the human body is essential for the elimination of harmful agents such as bacteria.