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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.
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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
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[ˌdɪsɪnˈfekʃən] Ndesinfección f
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nDesinfektion f
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[ˌdɪsɪnˈfɛkʃn] ndisinfezione f
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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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Factors such as growing incidences of diseases in livestock and increasing regulations concerning terminal disinfection to prevent potential outbreaks are factors projected to drive the market growth.
Terminal disinfection in hospital using Quaternary ammonium compounds by use of a spray - fog technique.
Tru-D is an automated, remotely-operated system that self-adjusts to the size and content dynamics of any room to deliver the proper dose of UV light energy necessary for complete terminal disinfection. Tru-D's leading edge Sensor360 technology uses instrument-grade sensors to measure the UVC light that is deflected into shadowed and indirect areas for a terminal disinfection.

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