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dis·in·fect

 (dĭs′ĭn-fĕkt′)
tr.v. dis·in·fect·ed, dis·in·fect·ing, dis·in·fects
To cleanse so as to destroy or prevent the growth of disease-carrying microorganisms: disinfect a hospital room.

dis′in·fec′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disinfection - treatment to destroy harmful microorganisms
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
chlorination - disinfection of water by the addition of small amounts of chlorine or a chlorine compound
Translations

disinfection

[ˌdɪsɪnˈfekʃən] Ndesinfección f

disinfection

nDesinfektion f

disinfection

[ˌdɪsɪnˈfɛkʃn] ndisinfezione f

dis·in·fec·tion

n. desinfección. 1. proceso de limpieza extensa y eliminación de organismos patógenos; 2. limpieza de control de eliminación diaria de materiales contaminados y destrucción de microorganismos, tal como se hace en hospitales.
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