degerm

degerm

(diːˈdʒɜːm)
vb (tr)
to remove the germ from (wheat)to kill the germs on (a person or thing)
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It can also simultaneously degerm, mill and sort corn grits.
Handwashing requires approximately 45 to 90 seconds to access and use a sink with running water, soap, and handdrying facilities; an alcohol-based hand rub can degerm hands in less than 30 seconds and enhance killing of transient hand flora.
But even so, in such cases, washing serves to degerm the infected area, cleansing it of dead cells, microorganisms, and exudate material (9,10).